Books and reports

June 1987

  1. Publication

    Economic evaluations of unpaid household work: Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania (WWD 14)

    09 June 1987

    Discusses input-based and output-based methodological approaches to economic evaluation of unpaid work. Critically reviews 40 such evaluations.

May 1987

  1. Publication

    Alcohol and drugs. Programmes of assistance for workers (Conditions of work digest 1/87)

    20 May 1987

    Reviews policies and guidelines developed by governments, employers organisations and trade unions, and describes current employee assistance programmes in 15 countries. Lists institutions which can provide information and assistance in setting up such programmes, and includes guidelines for their establishment.

July 1986

  1. Publication

    Solar drying: Practical methods of food preservation

    23 July 1986

    Manual on intermediate technology food preservation techniques like solar drying in rural areas of developing countries - based on ILO sponsored development projects in Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen; discusses solar dryer equipment, food processing techniques, the choice between sun and solar drying, and packaging of fish, vegetables, fruit and grain.

May 1986

  1. Publication

    Accident prevention. A workers’ education manual

    21 May 1986

    Workers education teaching aid, safety training textbook on occupational safety and occupational accident prevention in the manufacturing industries - covers accident investigations, data collecting and interpretation; considers fire and explosion hazards, guarding of machine tools, protective clothing and equipment; outlines the role of ILO, (esp. PIACT, the ILO classification of accidents, ILO Conventions and ILO Recommendations), function of trade unions and safety committees, etc.

December 1985

  1. Publication

    Small-scale processing of beef (TM 10)

    11 December 1985

    Technical Memorandum No. 10

  2. Publication

    Small-scale processing of pork (TM 9)

    11 December 1985

    ILO pub-WEP pub. Technical memorandum on pig meat processing as a small scale industry in developing countries - covers technical aspects of food production and the range of meat products; describes factory layout and equipment; considers choice of technology and project evaluation, the possibility of meeting national level food requirements, the employment creation effects, investment costs and foreign exchange expenditures. Bibliography, illustrations, tables.

November 1985

  1. Publication

    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.

December 1984

  1. Publication

    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.

November 1984

  1. Publication

    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. 

October 1984

  1. Publication

    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.