Books and reports
Small-scale paper-making (TM 8)
21 November 1985
Technical memorandum, guidelines on choice of technology for small scale industries of the pulp and paper industry in developing countries - discusses application of intermediate technologys, characteristics of paper products, raw materials and required industrial equipment; explains evaluation techniques to determine the profitability of paper mills.
Women, work and demographic issues
31 December 1984
Conference report on labour force participation of the woman worker and the measurement of women's economic role. Considers demographic trends, drawing on case studies in Bangladesh, Egypt and India. Discusses family planning, fertility and sex discrimination in health services in developing countries. Reviews the situation in socialist countries, esp. social policy designed to assist working mothers. Outlines research needs and their relevance for population policy and employment policy. Bibliography.
Improved village technology for women’s activities. A manual for West Africa
29 November 1984
Report of an ILO/UNITAR international seminar, held in Tashkent, USSR, 11-19 October 1983, on women, work and demographic issues.
ILO code of practice: Protection of workers against noise and vibration in the working environment
24 October 1984
ILO pub. Monograph comprising a code of practice on the control of noise and vibration in the work environment - covers measurement, protective equipment and reduction of exposure time, health supervision (incl. Medical examination), monitoring, etc.
Labour-management relations in public enterprises in Africa (LMR 60)
31 December 1983
ILO pub. Comparison of labour relations in public enterprises in Africa, with case studies of Nigeria and Tunisia - discusses the definition and the growth of public enterprises, legal aspects, trade unionization, trade union recognition, employers organization, collective bargaining, labour disputes, dispute settlement, personnel management, workers participation, etc. References.
The basic-needs approach to development. Some issues regarding concepts and methodology
02 June 1980
ILO pub-WEP pub. Monographic compilation of essays on the basic needs approach to the economic development of developing countries - reviews the main issues and legal aspects of a basic needs strategy, develops a methodology for the identification and quantification of basic needs targets, and deals with the problem of production planning for basic needs, etc. References.
Building work. A compendium of occupational safety and health (OSH 42)
31 December 1979
ILO pub. Manual comprising guidelines for occupational health and occupational safety in the construction industry - discusses safety measures against occupational accidents and occupational diseases and for improved occupational health and work organization, covering building machinery, dust, noise, toxic substances, etc. Illustrations.
Asbestos: Health risks and their prevention (OSH 30)
31 December 1974
ILO pub. Conference report of an ILO Meeting on occupational health and occupational safety with reference to asbestos - covers occupational diseases caused by asbestos (incl. Asbestosis and cancer), the technical prevention of hazards, the role of ILO, possible international regulation, etc., and includes a survey commenting on national level labour legislation and practice. List of participants, references and statistical tables. Conference held in Geneva 1973 December 11 to 18.