Resource library

Publications & Technical tools

  1. Publication

    Hazardous exposures to plastics in the world of work

    19 September 2023

    Plastics are found in all aspects of modern life, including the world of work. Workers in numerous industries use plastics during the course of their work and may therefore be at risk of harmful chemical exposures, depending on the variety of plastic and type of exposure.

  2. Publication

    Exposure to lead in the world of work: Impacts for occupational safety and health

    15 September 2023

    Lead is a highly toxic heavy metal, whose widespread use in many industries has impacted the health of numerous workers globally. Exposure to this hazardous metal can severely damage body systems and organs, leading to disability, life-long illness and even death. Workers in many sectors are exposed, including those in used lead-acid battery (ULAB) recycling, construction, painting, mining and smelting.

Training materials

  1. Instructional material

    International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSCs)

    14 March 2023

  2. Instructional material

    Preventative measures for key chemical hazards

    14 March 2023

Promotional materials

  1. Forced labour

    Joint labour inspection to prevent forced labour in Indonesia’s fishing sector

    28 July 2023

    The video features the importance of joint labour inspection at Indonesian fishing sector to ensure the labour rights of fishers and to prevent forced labour at sea.

  2. Video

    Video of 2023 Safeday Event

    16 June 2023