News, articles and statements on occupational safety and health

February 2022

  1. © IFA teched 2022

    Efforts to limit the effects of Omicron on seafarers must be scaled up, UN agencies say

    28 February 2022

    Access to vaccines, COVID tests, health documents and personal protective equipment (PPE) must be improved, say ILO, IMO, UNCTAD and WHO.

  2. © Aji Hendro, 2022

    ILO and AJI Indonesia announce winners of Journalism Award on OSH and COVID-19

    25 February 2022

    To promote a greater engagement and awareness of the media on issues related to occupational safety and health (OSH) during the pandemic, the ILO and AJI Indonesia organized a Journalism Award for article and photo story categories.

  3. © Pathumporn Thongking/UN Women 2022

    New ILO/WHO guide urges greater safeguards to protect health workers

    21 February 2022

    The joint publication encourages countries to strengthen the protection of health workers by improving the management of occupational health and safety at national, sub-national and health facility levels.

  4. © Ishak Saleh / UN Women 2022

    ILO and IWCA sign MOU to improve occupational safety and health of women in the coffee sector

    14 February 2022

    New agreement between ILO and IWCA aims to improve occupational safety and health training and knowledge for women who depend on coffee production for their livelihoods.

  5. OSH and COVID-19 for Indonesia’s traditional market vendors

    11 February 2022

    Meysha Fatmawati shared her inspirations and journey to produce the winning animation video about the promotion of occupational safety and health (OSH) for traditional market vendors. Her video beat more than 400 participating videos.

  6. ILO embark on innovative OSH promotion through creative one-minute videos

    08 February 2022

    The ILO announce the winners of its One Minute Video Competition (KOVID) on occupational safety and health (OSH). The winners presented a variety of innovative OSH video stories that will help promote OSH in the country.

  7. OSH preventive programmes are key for business continuity and workers’ protection during the pandemic

    02 February 2022

    The occupational safety and health (OSH) programmes play a key role in maintaining businesses’ resilience and continuity as well as in protecting workers during the time of crises, particularly the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. Healthy and Safe Telework

    02 February 2022

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    Crucial changes needed to protect workers’ health while teleworking

    02 February 2022

    New analysis from the ILO and WHO sets out recommendations for safe and productive hybrid and teleworking.

January 2022

  1. ILO, Apindo and PHRI to Enhance COVID-19 Prevention Measures in Hospitality Industry and SMEs

    25 January 2022

    The ILO together with the Indonesian Employers’ Association’s (Apindo) Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) unit and the Indonesian Hotels and Restaurants Association (PHRI) signed a partnership agreement on the COVID-19 risk assessment service for workplaces in Jakarta today.

  2. Guidance on occupational safety and health for domestic workers and employers to prevent and mitigate COVID-19

    21 January 2022

December 2021

  1. Young Indonesians enthuse to participate in short film-making classes on OSH issues

    16 December 2021

    In line with the One Minute Video Competition (Kompetisi Video Semenit/KOVID), the ILO organized two short film-making classes related to occupational safety and health (OSH) issues to encourage the dissemination of information to help breaking the chains of COVID-19 transmission.

  2. ILO and AJI Indonesia launch media competition and award on occupational safety and health (OSH)

    14 December 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through the Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces, and AJI Indonesia is organizing a media competition and award for journalistic reporting on the issue of occupational safety and health (OSH).

  3. Prevent the spread of HIV and COVID-19 with VCT and vaccine programmes

    06 December 2021

    The ILO joins hands with the Confederation of Indonesian Moslem Trade Union (K-Saburmusi) and the City Government of Sukabumi to prevent the spread of HIV and COVID-19 for transportation workers and people with HIV.

November 2021

  1. Reskilling and upskilling are key to meet the market demand after the pandemic

    17 November 2021

    The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 crisis have accelerated the demand for skills that match the structural shift in labour markets. Chatib Basri, a senior economist, and former Finance Minister shared his views at the ILO’s event about the future trend of the world of work after the pandemic.

  2. Investment in health as the priority for the future of work

    16 November 2021

    The pandemic is accelerating the adoption of automation and digitization in the world of work. It insisted the society to be more adaptive in dealing with business process automation, economic digitization, and the emergence of new forms of work. Indonesia is facing a big challenge in starting the new normal in the field of employment.

  3. Promoting Indonesia with OSH Culture, ILO launches one-minute video competition

    15 November 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) launches a one-minute video competition (Kompetisi Video Semenit/KOVID) with an aim to promote the safety and health workplace culture during pandemic as a key for productivity and business resilience.

October 2021

  1. ILO holds a dialogue with Indonesian youth on human centered recovery and future of work

    25 October 2021

    As part of the UN Day celebration in Indonesia, the ILO participated in the lively discussion with youth during the thematic session.

  2. Workplace safety creates a long-term resilience

    19 October 2021

    New ways of working and improving work safety can boost the country's economy

  3. Launched, the good practice video on trade unions’ actions to prevent HIV at workplace

    08 October 2021

    The ILO recently launched a new good practice video highlighting the important roles of trade unions in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS at the workplace.