Publications & technical tools


  1. Report for World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020

    In the face of a pandemic: Ensuring Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2020

  2. Chris Laszcz-Davis

    The new world battleground with Covid-19: Challenges, partnerships, impact and business

    20 April 2020

    Chris Laszcz-Davis, President, The Environmental Quality Organization, USA

  3. Richard Jones

    Covid-19: How do OSH professionals impact public-policy?

    20 April 2020

    Richard Jones, Head of Policy and Regulatory Engagement, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, UK

  4. Michelle M. Robertson & Kathleen Mosier

    Work from home: Human factors/ergonomics considerations for teleworking

    20 April 2020

    Michelle M. Robertson, Executive Committee, International Ergonomics Association; Kathleen Mosier, President, International Ergonomics Association, USA

  5. Sara Albolino & Kathleen Mosier

    Work at the Sharp End: Human factors/ergonomics for protecting healthcare workers and patients

    20 April 2020

    Sara Albolino, Vice President/Secretary General, International Ergonomics Association, Italy; Kathleen Mosier, President, International Ergonomics Association, USA

  6. Lode Godderis

    Good jobs to minimize the impact of Covid-19 on health inequity

    20 April 2020

    Lode Godderis - Centre for Environment and Health, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Belgium

  7. Publication

    Drivers and constraints for occupational safety and health improvement in the global textile supply chain from Madagascar

    08 April 2020

    Case Study

  8. Publication

    The Global Coalition for Safety and Health at Work: Invitation for Expressions of Interest

    07 April 2020

  9. Publication

    The Global Coalition for Safety and Health at Work: Task Groups

    07 April 2020

    The Global Coalition is composed of Task Groups that reflect the identified priorities of the global agenda on safety and health at work.

  10. Publication

    Improving Safety and Health in Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: An overview of initiatives and delivery mechanisms

    31 March 2020

    This report focuses on micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and their specific characteristics that are likely to have an impact on occupational safety and health (OSH) outcomes.

  11. Chemical safety

    ILO Instruments on Chemical Safety - Analysis and synergies with other international frameworks on the sound management of chemicals

    31 January 2020

    This report analyses all major ILO instruments that address chemical hazards for human health and safety as well as the environment.

  12. Publication

    Summary Report of Research Products Developed within the SafeYouth@Work Project

    15 January 2020

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers


  1. Occupational Safety and Health

    SUPPORTING COMPANIES’ OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PERFORMANCE: A guide for Employers and Business Membership Organizations on OSH advocacy and services

    15 December 2019

    This publication was prepared by the Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch (LABADMIN/OSH) and the Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) of the International Labour Office (ILO). Employers and Business Membership organizations (EBMO) across the world are actively promoting healthy and safe workplaces. They are engaged in tripartite dialogue on national OSH policies, systems and programmes, and provide OSH services such as information, trainings, and audits. This publication presents examples of such initiatives. It also explores a variety of support measures and incentives that have been put in place in many countries to help companies, especially SMEs, manage health and safety at work.

  2. Publication

    Guide for Mainstreaming of Occupational Safety and Health in Vocational training programmes

    22 October 2019

  3. Publication

    Safety and Health at the Heart of the Future of Work

    16 October 2019

    A Compilation of Think Pieces

  4. Publication

    SafeYouth@Work - Impact Stories

    15 October 2019

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

  5. Publication

    SafeYouth@Work - Project Results

    15 October 2019

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

  6. OSH Guide for Labour Inspectors

    Occupational Safety and Health - A Guide for Labour Inspectors and other stakeholders

    29 July 2019

    The aim of this guide is to assist inspectors and employers to fulfil their functions by providing information on the management of occupational safety and health (OSH) issues that are that are common across many sectors of industry.


    Profile of the South-East European Network on Workers’ Health

    18 June 2019


    Profile of the Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health

    18 June 2019