Publications & technical tools

2015

  1. Publication

    Recovering from the Ebola Crisis

    09 April 2015

    The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in parts of West Africa is now the largest, longest, most severe and most complex in the nearly four-decade history of this disease. This report comprises contributions to the national recovery planning processes.

  2. April 2015

    ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    01 April 2015

  3. Policy

    National occupational safety and health policy: Mauritius ( revised 2015)

    17 March 2015

    The Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment, in consultation with all stakeholders and in particular with the employers and workers organisations at the level of the Advisory Council for Occupational Safety and Health, has formulated a national safety and health policy.

  4. A practical guide for labour inspectors

    Investigation of occupational accidents and diseases

    25 February 2015

    The guide provides inspectors with information on the importance of, and a suggested methodology for, conducting effective investigations and compiling reports.

  5. Publication

    Microfinance for Decent Work – Enhancing the impact of microfinance: Evidence from an action research programme

    16 February 2015

  6. Publication

    Handbook on HIV and AIDS for labour inspectors

    12 February 2015

    ILOAIDS develops a new Handbook, in collaboration with LABADMIN/OSH, to strengthen labour inspectors’ capacity to address HIV and AIDS —including discrimination, gender equality and occupational safety and health issues— in their day-to-day work.

  7. Publication

    SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises in Ghana

    01 February 2015

  8. Publication

    SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises in the Tourism Sector

    01 February 2015

  9. Publication

    SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises in the Garment Sector

    01 February 2015

  10. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 56

    The organization of working time and its effects in the health services sector: A comparative analysis of Brazil, South Africa and the Republic of Korea

    28 January 2015

2014

  1. Publication

    Improving health in the workplace: ILO’s framework for action

    16 December 2014

    If integrated into occupational safety and health (OSH) policies, the potential of workplace health promotion (HP) to improve working life increases as it complements occupational health. It benefits both workers and employers by improving the long-term well-being of workers and their families, increasing productivity and performance, and reducing pressure on health, welfare and social security systems. Integrating HP measures into workplace OSH management systems enhances occupational health practice and contributes in building a global preventive culture.

  2. Publication

    Safety and health training manual for the commercial fishing industry in Thailand

    15 December 2014

    This Manual has been developed in consultation with ILO, NFAT, and the OSH Bureau in the Department of Labour Protection and Welfare, Ministry of Labour. Inputs were also provided by the Department of Fisheries, the Marine Department, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre (SEAFDEC), and the Foundation for AIDS Rights (FAR). The Manual first outlines the various hazards and risks in fishing, and then presents modules for addressing these – based on the participatory risk assessment approach. The training is targeted at skippers, crew supervisors and vessel owners – as well as members of fisheries associations at national and provincial levels, and is designed primarily for purse seine boats and trawlers. The training can be delivered through multiple partners and platforms, including with the support of NFAT as well as the Department of Labour Protection and Welfare and the Department of Fisheries.

  3. Policy

    National occupational health and safety policy

    09 December 2014

    The intention of this policy is to set up parameters through which stakeholders shall provide desirable working conditions and utilize them as reference guidelines for their more specific requirements in their areas of specialization, competence, interest and jurisdiction.

  4. Publication

    Occupational Safety and Health Development in Nepal (SHIELD) (Project fact sheet)

    02 December 2014

    The project aims to initiate a comprehensive plan for promoting occupational safety and health services and reforming labour inspection system in Nepal.

  5. Brief

    5th Annual Labour Attachés Conference

    30 November 2014

    Labour attachés of Banlgadesh are required to promote employment of Bangladeshi workers and their social protection. The Ministry of Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment seeks to develop and upgrade the skills and knowledge of the labour attachés through an annual training programme. The programme bring together all the labour attachés from different countries of destination for one-week of information-seeking and sharing, and learning from one another. This report presents information about the training conducted in 2013.

  6. Publication

    Responsible Workplace Practices

    29 October 2014

    The ILO approach to responsible workplace practices - Sustainable Enterprises

  7. Publication

    Tackling informality in e-waste management: The potential of cooperative enterprises

    21 October 2014

    The present paper is the product of a joint effort by the Sectoral Policies Department and the Cooperatives Unit of the International Labour Organization (ILO). This initiative supports the ILO’s commitment to promote forms of employment that safeguard the environment, eradicate poverty and promote social justice through sustainable enterprises and decent work, as reinforced by the international Labour Conference (ILC), at its 102nd session in June 2013.

  8. An OSH strategy for the informal economy in "El Programa Salud, Trabajo y Ambiente (SALTRA)"

    Occupational safety and health in the informal economy

    30 September 2014

    The protection of the health and well-being of workers in the informal economy is a challenge which should be faced with a coherent and integrated approach involving policies for occupational safety and health (OSH) and health promotion, skills development, social protection and employment creation. Enlarged partnerships at the community level could also facilitate and maximize long-lasting improvements in working and living conditions of informal economy workers.

  9. G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    G20: Creating Safe and Healthy Workplaces for All

    09 September 2014

    ILO Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014.

  10. XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014: Global Forum for Prevention

    Safety and Health at Work: A Vision for Sustainable Prevention

    25 August 2014

    The aim of this report is to review what is currently being done to promote sustainable prevention globally and to encourage greater participatory efforts to achieve safer and healthier workplaces.