Occupational safety and health country profile: Haiti

Latest news

  1. "Work in Progress", the ILO's Blog

    How Haitian workers are getting a handle on job safety

    25 April 2014, a feature article by Rolf Berthold, Enterprise Advisor, Better Work Haiti

    When you are up against a challenge as big as improving conditions for workers in Haiti’s garment sector, it is easy to lose sight of the progress being made and focus on the problems. Risks to health and safety are still among the biggest. More than three in four factories in Haiti do not meet the requirements for emergency preparedness...

International labour standards


    Ratification of ILO conventions

    Database on international labour standards

    Provides access to the latest information on ILO international labour standards on OSH (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.).

Policies and programmes

  1. 2005

    Profile for Central America, Haiti, Panama and Dominican Republic

    in Spanish

    Challenges and proposals, inputs by the Employment Forum: Situation analysis

Laws and regulations


    National regulatory framework

    Global database on OSH legislation

    Provides a picture of the regulatory framework of the main elements of OSH legislation. Contains comprehensive legal information and analysis.


    National legislation

    National labour legislation database

    Includes abstracts of OSH legislation and citation information. Full text of laws or a relevant source is linked to the records, when available.

Authorities and bodies

  1. Responsible authorities



    Occupational injuries

    Database of labour statistics

    Covers official core labour statistics from 1969 to 2008. It includes main OSH statistics, by economic activity. This database is not being updated and will be replaced with ILOSTAT.

Information and advisory services