News, articles and statements on occupational safety and health

December 2021

  1. Young Indonesians enthuse to participate in short film-making classes on OSH issues

    16 December 2021

    In line with the One Minute Video Competition (Kompetisi Video Semenit/KOVID), the ILO organized two short film-making classes related to occupational safety and health (OSH) issues to encourage the dissemination of information to help breaking the chains of COVID-19 transmission.

  2. ILO and AJI Indonesia launch media competition and award on occupational safety and health (OSH)

    14 December 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through the Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces, and AJI Indonesia is organizing a media competition and award for journalistic reporting on the issue of occupational safety and health (OSH).

  3. Prevent the spread of HIV and COVID-19 with VCT and vaccine programmes

    06 December 2021

    The ILO joins hands with the Confederation of Indonesian Moslem Trade Union (K-Saburmusi) and the City Government of Sukabumi to prevent the spread of HIV and COVID-19 for transportation workers and people with HIV.

November 2021

  1. Reskilling and upskilling are key to meet the market demand after the pandemic

    17 November 2021

    The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 crisis have accelerated the demand for skills that match the structural shift in labour markets. Chatib Basri, a senior economist, and former Finance Minister shared his views at the ILO’s event about the future trend of the world of work after the pandemic.

  2. Investment in health as the priority for the future of work

    16 November 2021

    The pandemic is accelerating the adoption of automation and digitization in the world of work. It insisted the society to be more adaptive in dealing with business process automation, economic digitization, and the emergence of new forms of work. Indonesia is facing a big challenge in starting the new normal in the field of employment.

  3. Promoting Indonesia with OSH Culture, ILO launches one-minute video competition

    15 November 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) launches a one-minute video competition (Kompetisi Video Semenit/KOVID) with an aim to promote the safety and health workplace culture during pandemic as a key for productivity and business resilience.

October 2021

  1. ILO holds a dialogue with Indonesian youth on human centered recovery and future of work

    25 October 2021

    As part of the UN Day celebration in Indonesia, the ILO participated in the lively discussion with youth during the thematic session.

  2. Workplace safety creates a long-term resilience

    19 October 2021

    New ways of working and improving work safety can boost the country's economy

  3. Launched, the good practice video on trade unions’ actions to prevent HIV at workplace

    08 October 2021

    The ILO recently launched a new good practice video highlighting the important roles of trade unions in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS at the workplace.

  4. Employers and workers support the new COVID-19 risk assessment service for enterprises

    04 October 2021

    The recently launched risk assessment service by the ILO and its partners, aims to help employers and workers to jointly create safe and sustainable workplace as well as accelerate the reopening and return to office movement.

  5. The collection of ILO-WHO International Chemical Safety Cards is now available in English and 12 other languages

    01 October 2021

    With the addition of Persian, the collection of International Chemical Safety Cards is now available in English and 12 other languages: Chinese, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Polish, Russian, and Spanish.

September 2021

  1. 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.

  2. 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

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    WHO/ILO: Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year

    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.

  4. Canada will host the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

    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.

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    Protect and manage mental health at workplace in time of COVID-19

    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.

  6. ILO collaborates with two Indonesian State-Owned Companies on HIV self-screening

    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.

  7. Smart working to maintain workers’ mental health for business continuity in time of the pandemic

    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.

  8. ILO-Ministry of Manpower launch a Guideline for Labour Inspection in Time of 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.

  9. 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.