22 November 2018
National occupational safety and health (OSH) systems can be improved and strengthened by creating a culture of prevention through meaningful social dialogue. This requires effective cooperation and collaboration among government, employer and worker representatives—as equal and independent partners—to find solutions to issues of common concern. Indonesia is rapidly improving its national OSH system and building a culture of prevention through effective social dialogue at national and enterprise levels.
02 November 2018
The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Lao PDR (MoLSW) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed a Cooperation Agreement to start a new project designed to improve occupational safety and health in Lao PDR supply chains. The project is supported by the Vision Zero Fund (VZF).
31 August 2018
Occupational safety and health (OSH) is often poorly managed in micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), causing greater risk of workplace accidents and work-related ill health. As part of its 2018 OSH campaign, the ILO conducted a mini business clinic to help Indonesian MSEs building productive, safe and healthy businesses.
30 July 2018
The ILO organized a two-day workshop to enhance Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) through social dialogue at the workplace in Tirana, Albania. The meeting took place on 26-27 April 2018, within the EU-funded project “Economic and Social Affairs Platform” (ESAP), in cooperation with the Albanian Ministry of Economy and Finance and the National Labour Inspectorate. Eighty labour inspectors and representatives of the social partners examined how the functioning of enterprise-based OSH committees in the construction sector should be improved.
22 July 2018
Indonesia continues to reinvigorate its occupational safety and health (OSH). Indonesian representatives participated in the ILO’s regional training course to strengthen the implementation of its OSH programmes by providing more OSH protection to young workers.
Belgium ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)
05 June 2018
Iceland ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)
05 June 2018
05 February 2018
29 January 2018
In conjunction with the commemoration of the National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Month, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the National OSH Council (DK3N) is conducting an interactive discussion title “Hazards at the Workplace, the Importance of OSH” as part of the efforts to raise the awareness regarding the importance of OSH at the workplace as a response to recent national OSH incidents.
03 December 2017
The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has launched a report which highlights trade union action to promote decent work for persons with disabilities. ACTRAV talked to the department’s focal point on disability at work, Nezam Qahoush about the challenges persons with disabilities face in the world of work and the role of the trade union movement in promoting decent work for them.
30 September 2017
The initiative is part of the activities carried out under the ILO SafeYouth@Work Project - Building a generation of safe and healthy workers, which includes among others, the mainstreaming of OSH content in technical-professional training programs and the training of labour inspectors
Belgium has ratified the Invalidity, Old-Age and Survivors’ Benefits Convention, 1967 (No. 128), the Chemicals Convention, 1990 (No. 170), and the Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991 (No. 172)
14 June 2017
08 June 2017
Belgium ratifies the Safety and Health in Construction Convention, 1988 (No. 167), and the Part-Time Work Convention, 1994 (No. 175)
08 June 2016
24 May 2016
A structured Policy Document and Action Plan has been developed with the technical assistance of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to promote safety and health at work in Albania.
27 April 2016
As the world marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Valentina Forastieri Senior Specialist, Occupational Health, Health Promotion and Well-being for the ILO, outlines the findings of the latest research on the impact of stress in the workplace.
Thailand ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)
23 March 2016
Convention No. 187 is one of the ILO’s essential instruments in safety and health at the workplace
Preparation of the next edition of the ILO International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses
18 November 2015
The Labour Inspection, Labour Administration and Occupational Safety and Health Branch (LABADMIN/OSH) of the ILO and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), housed in the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), are cooperating in the preparation of new ILO digitally acquired standard images for the next edition of the ILO International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses.
10 November 2015
09 November 2015
The Government of Bangladesh has completed the inspection phase of its efforts to assess exporting ready-made garment (RMG) factories for structural, fire and electrical safety with emphasis now switching to remediation.