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26 November 2023
The ILO also estimates that 395 million workers worldwide sustained non-fatal work injuries.
22 November 2023
This innovative board game aims to equip workers in the fishing and seafood processing sectors with essential knowledge about occupational safety and health
27 October 2023
The gap between male and female labour market participation rates remains high despite three decades of economic growth with South Asia home to the biggest differences.
18 October 2023
Discussions focus on steps needed to help young people across ASEAN find decent work amidst rapidly changing employment environment.
21 May 2018
Following Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) many workers were pushed to the informal economy where they face hazards at work due to lack of occupational safety and health. The ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project helps them design and implement training programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH).
14 May 2018
Construction attracts more young workers but it has one of the highest rates of occupational injury and illness. Santi knows that workers in the construction industry face day to day occupational hazards.
07 May 2018
Safety and health at work is important for government officials and workers in the public sector. Al, a young public sector official and union member shares that the local government is also performing its duty to protect its people by ensuring occupational safety and health.
30 April 2018
Risky behaviours are most common among young workers. Zai, a female welder shares that women can do what men can. Welders like her, however, should not take dangerous shortcuts to make easy money, because what is important is making it home safe for your family.
28 June 2023
ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo addressed the National Conference of Employers on Human-Centred Transitions for a Just and Sustainable Workplace held in Manila.
26 June 2023
ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted at the Shaping the Future of Shipping – Seafarer 2050 Summit the need for a new global social contract, including for the global maritime industry.
23 May 2023
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Labor Day for workers in the informal economy, 23 May 2023, Manila, Philippines
Message of support at the Mobilizing Networks for Gender Equality, International Day for Women in Maritime 2023
18 May 2023
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Mobilizing Networks for Gender Equality, International Day for Women in Maritime 2023, 18 May 2023, Manila, Philippines via Zoom