Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease.
Every 15 seconds, 160 workers have a work-related accident.
The Encyclopaedia presents a panoramic view of the basic available information in the field of occupational safety and health.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work28th April 2013
Worldwide, occupational diseases continue to be the leading cause of work-related deaths.
28 April 2013, Worldwide
9 - 10 May 2013, Geneva, ILO Headquarters
24 June - 5 July 2013, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy
The ILO has adopted more than forty conventions and recommendations specifically dealing with occupational safety and health, as well as over forty codes of practice.