ILO and its partners offer free COVID-19 risk assessment service to enhance workplace safety and business continuity
28 September 2021
The ILO and its partners develop COVID-19 risk assessment service to support business continuity, workplace resilience and workers protection. The assessment is based on the national guidelines and the occupational safety and health (OSH) principles.
The ILO-WHO International Chemical Safety Cards collection is now translated into 11 languages, in addition to English
27 September 2021
Korean language has been added to the languages in which the collection of 1700 International Chemical Safety Cards is available
17 September 2021
The first WHO/ILO global estimates on disease and injury in the workplace outline the level of preventable premature deaths due to exposure to work-related health risks.
17 September 2021
Delegates from more than 125 countries will convene online for The World Congress on Safety and Health at Work under the theme, Prevention in the Connected Age: Global solutions to achieve safe and healthy work for all. The Congress is hosted by Canada with the ILO and ISSA.
15 September 2021
Work arrangements and conditions have changed considerably due to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing new psychosocial challenges for the health and well-being of workers. The ILO’s Technical Officer, Grace Monica Halim, shared her insights on actions to address this problem.
14 September 2021
The ILO collaborates with PT Pertamina (Persero) Tbk and PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk to implement HIV self-screening to scale up HIV prevention at workplaces and contribute to end AIDS by 2030.
13 September 2021
Smart working is the right option for workers and companies. A strategy at the company level should be prepared to maintain workers’ mental health for improved productivity and sustainable business during the pandemic.
07 September 2021
The ILO and the Ministry of Manpower jointly develop and launch a Guideline for Labour Inspection in Time of Pandemic to optimize the performance of labour inspectors and to ensure labour compliance as part of the COVID-19 prevention at workplaces.
The GHS in the world of work: Mapping synergies between ILO Instruments and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
03 September 2021
This report explores critical synergies between the GHS and the ILO’s instruments on chemicals and occupational safety and health, with an aim to further promote GHS implementation and an even greater engagement of the world of work in global efforts toward the safer management of chemicals.
04 August 2021
The ILO conducted a training to strengthen the capacity of the occupational safety and health (OSH) specialists to better manage workplace safety and health against COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
12 July 2021
The ILO and its social partners discussed ways to maintain businesses while making workplaces safe for workers during the pandemic. The discussion marked the launch of the new Japan-funded Project on enhancement of the prevention of COVID-19 at and through workplaces.
06 July 2021
COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect businesses and workers. Prevention measures against virus transmission at workplaces is essential in maintaining businesses, jobs and income of people. The ILO join forces with the Government of Indonesia and the Government of Japan to help safeguarding workers’ health and enabling business operations during this ongoing crisis.
01 June 2021
This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work, commemorated on 28 April 2021 by a Global Virtual Launch event, focused on leveraging the elements of an OSH system as set out in the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187). The World Day received global press and social media coverage from around the world. Furthermore, ILO constituents around the world organized over 40 regional and national social media campaigns, lectures, webinars, virtual dialogues and other various themed events.
19 May 2021
The ILO and WHO publish a brief providing a literature review on common features of workplaces most affected by the new corona virus and the most effective measures adopted by countries to prevent and mitigate COVID-19 at work. The brief gives practical guidance for national and local authorities as well as employers and workers’ representatives for the implementation of WHO and ILO recommendations to prevent the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and manage COVID-19 outbreaks at work in non-healthcare settings.
Workers around the world face a global health crisis due to occupational exposure to toxic chemicals
17 May 2021
The ILO publishes a new report highlighting the state of the evidence for chemical exposures and resulting health impacts in the world of work
14 May 2021
04 May 2021
The ILO and its partners commemorated the World Day for Safety and Health at Work by examining efforts taken by relevant stakeholders, including mass media organizations, in ensuring long-term OSH investments and resilient OSH systems in Indonesia.
28 April 2021
Better national occupational safety and health policies, institutional and regulatory frameworks, that are also integrated into crisis response, are needed, says the International Labour Organization.
23 February 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown what happens when occupational safety and health systems are under-resourced and unprepared. Improving the protection of working people, particularly in global supply chains, is vital for social and economic development, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, told a meeting of the Vision Zero Fund.
22 February 2021
The ILO and its social partners continue to promote an integrated prevention programme for both HIV and COVID-19 to create safer, more productive workplaces.