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  1. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak

    31 October 2014

    Ebola Virus Disease: Occupational safety and health » http://www.ilo.org/ebola

  2. 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.

  3. Checkpoints apps: Promotional leaflet

    10 June 2014

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

  4. 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.

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

    28 April 2014

    Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work

  6. Poster for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2014

    Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work

  7. Presentation for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2014

    Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work: Protecting workers and the environment

  8. Audio broadcasts on safety and health at work

    04 April 2014

    Audios from the ILO radio studio on hazardous work, occupational safety and health and the environment.

  9. International Chemical Safety Cards

    24 February 2014

    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.

  10. Leaflet for the ILO International Safety and Health Conference 2013

    02 November 2013

    Conference background, programme, list of participants and biographies.

Videos

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. © Syed Zakir Hossain 2014
    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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Promoting Fire Safety in Bangladesh's Garment Factories

    21 May 2013

    In March 2013 the tripartite constituents of the ILO - government, employers and workers - developed a National Tripartite Plan of Action on Fire Safety for the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh. It came about after two devastating fires at ready-made garment factories in 2012 and early 2013 killed 120 workers and injured many others. One of the activities in the Plan of Action, is to develop and deliver mass worker education tools, such as this video, to promote safety and health in the ready-made garments sector.

  8. Beating the Dust Disease in Thailand

    28 April 2013

    An estimate of 200,000 workers are at risk of developing pneumoconiosis in Thailand. ILO’s Senior Specialist in Occupational Safety and Health, Dr. Igor Fedotov says, “It would not be an exaggeration to say that millions are at risk around the world” and these cases are often being unreported. With the help of the ILO, however, the Thai Ministry of Health has increased the number of skilled doctors to treat and support workers diagnosed with the lung disease, making Thailand a leader among developing economies.

  9. The ILO and the EU improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda (short version)

    30 November 2012

    The European Union and the ILO SAFEWORK programme have engaged in a joint project to improve safety and health at work in Honduras, Malawi, The Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, and Zambia. This video gives an overview of the successes reached in these countries, leading to safe and healthy, decent workplace for all.

  1. Documentary, 1999

    The Face of Decent Work

    This is an exposé of some of the world’s most deadly professions (mining and agriculture) and hazards of the workplace (factory fires). It shows conditions of labour unchanged over hundreds of years and the victims of these conditions under pressure to produce in an increasingly competitive and global economy.

  1. Safety and Health at Work

    Watch the videos in the "Safety and health at work" playlist of the ILO YouTube channel

Decent work is safe work

Since 1919, the ILO has sought to minimize risk in the workplace, as well as promote safe working practices and a culture of prevention.
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