Promotional materials


Promotional materials

  1. International Chemical Safety Cards

    19 June 2015

    The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC) are data sheets intended to provide essential safety and health information on chemicals in a clear and concise way. The primary aim of the Cards is to promote the safe use of chemicals in the workplace and the main target users are workers. The ICSC project is a joint venture between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the ILO, with the cooperation of the European Commission.

  2. Checkpoints app series

    05 June 2015

    The Checkpoints app series is a new digital tool for improving occupational safety and health in the workplace. Users can explore illustrated descriptions of each checkpoint and create interactive checklists tailored to their workplace. Each app also includes best practice recommendations for taking action and implementing effective improvements.

  3. Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH

    12 May 2015

  4. Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH

    28 April 2015

  5. e-labadminOSH DVD 2014

    21 January 2015

    Electronic library on labour administration and inspection and occupational safety and health

  6. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

    18 December 2014

    Protect yourself and your colleagues at the workplace

  7. LEGOSH database posters

    03 October 2014

    LEGOSH provides an overview and analysis of the current national occupational safety and health (OSH) regulatory frameworks worldwide and compiles the wealth of legislation related to this topic.

  8. Checkpoints apps: Promotional leaflet

    10 June 2014

    The new series of occupational safety and health apps from the ILO

  9. LEGOSH database: Promotional leaflet

    03 June 2014

    LEGOSH provides an overview and analysis of the current national occupational safety and health (OSH) regulatory frameworks worldwide and compiles the wealth of legislation related to this topic.

  10. Postcard for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2014

    Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work


  1. Worker involvement key to workplace safety in China

    12 August 2015

    Explosion in northern China puts focus on workplace safety. The BBC interviews Tim De Meyer, Director of the ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia, on the tragic loss of life caused by the explosion in the port of Tianjin on 12 August 2015. He said more needs to be done to ensure workers are given the tools and support necessary to protect themselves, the public and the environment.

  2. SCORE China Case Studies: Results achieved through SCORE Training on Cleaner Production

    02 June 2015

    This video shows how two very different Chinese enterprises benefited from the Cleaner Production module of SCORE Training.

  3. From Prevention to Protection of Workers: The role of Trade Unions

    28 April 2015

    The right on health and safety workplace is a fundamental human right and decent work implies safe work. As one of the key actors in the world of work, trade unions have an active role to play in building a culture of prevention on occupational safety and health, both at national and workplace levels.

  4. A Legacy of Rana Plaza: making employment injury insurance a reality for all

    24 April 2015

    Workers who were victims of Rana Plaza were uninsured and intensive efforts to compensate them had to be made after the fact. The ILO says the accident is a wake-up call to establish national employment injury insurance so all workers are protected when accidents happen.

  5. Global database on occupational safety and health legislation

    27 May 2014

    This video tutorial aims to familiarize users with the potential of LEGOSH, its design, content and use by presenting its features and providing some practical examples. The database serves as a snapshot of the current national occupational safety and health regulatory frameworks around the globe and compiles the wealth of legislation worldwide related to this topic. LEGOSH is the first global analytical database on national occupational safety and health legislation. This video will introduce and explore its navigation and functionalities.

  6. A new voice for garment workers

    24 April 2014

    Ruma Akter is one of Bangladesh's approximately four million garment workers. She is a working mother with a young son, and she is the leader of one of Bangladesh's newly-registered trade unions. Spurred on by the stream of horrific incidents happening in garment factories around her, and inspired by television talk shows watched in small tea stands, she started gathering workers together last year. It has taken about six months, but the Welltex Sromik (Workers) Union is now formally registered and has almost 500 members - and the changes in the factory are visible to everyone.

  7. Rana Plaza: Never again

    23 April 2014

    One year after the global garment industry's worst-ever industrial accident, the International Labour Organization together with the government of Bangladesh, employers, trade unions and the international community are working together to make sure it never happens again. More than 1,100 people died and more than 2,500 were injured when the Rana Plaza building collapsed in 2013. It was a wake up call heard around the world, and significant steps are being taken to address the root causes of the Rana Plaza disaster to ensure Bangladesh's garment industry can provide jobs in a safe working environment for its employees.

  8. © Syed Zakir Hossain 2015

    Rana Plaza: The road ahead

    17 April 2014

    ILO Deputy Director-General for Field Operations and Partnerships Gilbert Houngbo is in Bangladesh this week to mark the one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, which killed over 1,100 garment workers. ILO News spoke to him about the key challenges facing employers, unions, the government and the international community in the months and years ahead.

  9. Labour problems in Qatar "eminently fixable" says ILO

    03 October 2013

    ILO Director General Guy Ryder discussed accusations of forced labour and other labour violations on Qatar's World Cup and other construction sites, saying that while there had been progress to address these issues on paper, implementation is the major problem but an "eminently fixable" one. He went on to say that Qatar has the resources to do the job and that the necessary political will needs to be applied on all sides before more lives are lost on construction sites.

  10. Veolia Environnement CEO signs safety and health declaration

    01 July 2013

    Veolia Environnement -- a leading global water, waste and energy management company - has joined more than 300 signatories in support of the Seoul Declaration to promote workplace safety and health worldwide. The agreement was signed at the headquarters of the International Labour Organization (ILO) by Antoine Frérot, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environnement.