Sectoral standards

The ILO has adopted sector-specific international Conventions and Recommendations in agriculture, commerce, construction, fishing, health services, hotels and restaurants, mining, shipping, public service, and road transport. The ILO has also worked with other international organizations to develop and assist to implement, standards that rely on the principles and concepts of international labour standards, in sectors such as culture and education.

Agriculture; plantations; other rural sectors

  1. C129 Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Convention, 1969

    25 June 1969

    Convention concerning Labour Inspection in Agriculture
    (Note: Date of coming into force: 01/19/1972.)

  2. C184 Safety and Health in Agriculture Convention, 2001

    21 June 2001

    Convention concerning Safety and Health in Agriculture
    (Note: Date of coming into force:09/20/2003.)

  3. R192 Safety and Health in Agriculture Recommendation, 2001

    21 June 2001

    Recommendation concerning Safety and Health in Agriculture

Chemical industries

  1. C170 Chemicals Convention, 1990

    25 June 1990

    Convention concerning Safety in the use of Chemicals at Work

  2. R177 Chemicals Recommendation, 1990

    25 June 1990

    RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING SAFETY IN THE USE OF CHEMICALS AT WORK

Construction

  1. C167 Safety and Health in Construction Convention, 1988

    20 June 1988

    Convention concerning Safety and Health in Construction
    (Note: Date of coming into force: 01/11/1991.)

  2. R175 Safety and Health in Construction Recommendation, 1988

    21 June 1988

    RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING SAFETY AND HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION

  3. Draft code of practice on safety and health in construction (revised version of 1992 code of practice)

    20 January 2022

    Draft code of practice for the discussion at the Meeting of Experts to revise the 1992 code of practice on safety and health in construction (Geneva, 21–25 February 2022)

  4. Code of practice on safety and health in construction

    14 April 2022

Education

  1. ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, 1966

    30 August 2011