Promotional materials

2010

  1. Press Briefing

    Joint ILO-WHO-UNAIDS Policy Guidelines on Improving Health Workers' Access to HIV and TB Prevention: Press Conference

    19 November 2010

    Dr. Sophia Kisting, Director of the ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work, Ms. Elizabeth Tinoco, Director of the ILO Sectoral Activities Department and Ms. Susan Wilburn, from the WHO Occupational & Environmental Health Department, launched the Joint ILO-WHO-UNAIDS Policy Guidelines on Improving Health Workers' Access to HIV and TB Prevention, at a press conference in Geneva. The new guidelines are designed to help national health systems protect health workers who are too often exposed to hazards of infection in their workplace.

  2. ILO in the media

    CNN Interviews Juan Somavia During Rescue of Chilean Miners

    13 October 2010

    CNN's Richard Quest interviews Juan Somavia, the ILO's Director-General and former Chilean ambassador to the United Nations, about the rescue of the Chilean miners and the hazards of working in the mining industry.

  3. Video interview

    ILO Director-General Juan Somavia highlights the courage of the 33 Chilean miners

    13 October 2010

    With the rescue team still at work, ILO Director General Juan Somavia spoke with ILO TV and emphasized the strength and courage of the 33 trapped Chilean miners, their families and the Chilean people who together made possible what seemed so impossible.

  4. Video interview

    Occupational Health for Health Workers: An Interview with Julia Lear

    06 July 2010

    ILO TV interviews Julia Lear, Health Services Specialist in the ILO's Sectoral Activities Department about a joint ILO and WHO tripartite experts meeting on HIV, TB and other occupational health issues for health workers.

  5. Video

    HIV/AIDS and Health Care Workers: An Interview with Anna Torriente

    05 July 2010

    ILO TV interviews ILOAIDS Senior Legal Officer Anna Torriente about health care workplaces and HIV/AIDS in light of a new international labour standard on HIV/AIDS in the world of work. The ILO and WHO are to hold a joint tripartite experts meeting on HIV, TB & other occupational health for health workers, which will include a discussion on the ILO labour standard.

  6. Poster

    Poster - 2010 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2010

    Emerging risks and new patterns of prevention in a changing world of work

  7. Poster

    Postcard - 2010 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2010

    Emerging risks and new patterns of prevention in a changing world of work

  8. Publication

    Emerging risks and new patterns of prevention in a changing world of work

    28 April 2010

    The booklet calls for the design and development of innovative national and regional strategies and programmes, emphasizing the roles of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, safety and health practitioners and other stakeholders. It also recognizes ILO’s responsibility in spreading a preventive culture, through its standards and technical know-how, looking forward to a joint effort in reducing work-related fatalities, accidents and diseases.

  9. Video

    Video message from Seiji Machida, Director of the Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment

    26 April 2010

    Video message from Seiji Machida, Director of the Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment, on the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, 28 April 2010

  10. Publication

    ILO List of Occupational Diseases (revised 2010)

    25 March 2010

    This new list of occupational diseases reflects the state-of-the-art development in the identification and recognition of occupational diseases in the world of today. It indicates clearly where prevention and protection should take place. This ILO list represents the latest worldwide consensus on diseases which are internationally accepted as caused by work. This list can serve as a model for the establishment, review and revision of national lists of occupational diseases. The world’s working population and their families will benefit from this new list.

  11. Video

    WIND of Change

    05 February 2010

    More than one billion people worldwide earn their income from agriculture, working steadily to increase productivity and their standard of living. But farming brings risks that can undermine or even eliminate the gains hard won in the fields. From manual labour to machines, dangerous chemicals and unsanitary workplaces: farming families struggle with dangers at work and at home every day, but there's a WIND of change coming, as ILO TV reports.

  12. Publication

    Employment injury benefits: Occupational accident and disease insurance systems

    01 January 2010

2009

  1. Video

    Public Private Partnerships for Decent Work

    16 November 2009

    The ILO works with companies and foundations to tackle important global labour market issues; to support sustainable enterprises and entrepreneurs; to enhance value in supply chains; to promote social protection; and to resolve specific problems in the world of work. This film shows examples of ILO partnerships with FIFA, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Michelin, the Haitian garment industry, and the supermarket chain Superspar.

  2. Publication

    Selling Ships for Recycling

    01 October 2009

    Guidelines on Transitional Measures for Shipowners

  3. Video

    Video message of Dr Sameera Al-Tuwaijri on the 5th edition of the Encyclopaedia

    21 May 2009

  4. Publication

    Health and life at work: A basic human right

    28 April 2009

    “Everyone has the right to life, to work... to just and favourable conditions of work... Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family...” (From the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, UN, 1948).

  5. Interview

    In the face of economic crisis, safe and healthy workplaces more important than ever

    28 April 2009

    The financial and economic crisis is putting added pressure on safety and health at the workplace, but as Sameera Al Tujairi, Director of the ILO's Safety and Health at the Workplace program (SafeWork) explains, now is the time to be even more vigilant about workplace safety.

  6. Video

    Video message of Dr Sameera Al-Tuwaijri, Director of SafeWork on the World Day 2009

    28 April 2009

2008

  1. Occupational Safety and Health

    Fair WIND for Safety in Kyrgyzstan

    17 December 2008

    An ILO occupational safety and health training program for farmers and other agricultural workers in Kyrgyzstan has become a starting point for a broader political process of social dialogue between workers, employers and government.

  2. World Day for Decent Work

    Statement by ILO Director-General Juan Somavia on the occasion of World Day for Decent Work

    01 October 2008

    "Hard won rights at work must be at the heart of the 21st century struggles for social justice and a fair globalization," says ILO Director-General Juan Somavia on the occasion of October 7, the World Day for Decent Work.