News, articles and statements on occupational safety and health
Philippines launches Healthy Workplace Initiative on SafeDay
02 May 2023
On World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the Philippines rolls out its National Policy Framework on the Promotion of Healthy Workplace.
Indonesian TV journalists advocate the importance of OSH for the public and for themselves
13 October 2022
The ILO works hand in hand with the Indonesian TV Journalist Association (IJTI) to promote occupational safety and health (OSH) standards and to be part of the campaign towards a more resilient OSH management system in Indonesia.
Empowering youth by promoting OSH preventative culture through digital learning tools and educational games
11 October 2022
The ILO empowers university and vocational students to have better knowledge and understanding about occupational safety and health (OSH) to build a generation of safe and healthy workers.
Occupational safety and health enhance the business resilience of Indonesian SMEs
10 October 2022
The risk assessment service provided by the ILO’s Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces has helped Indonesia small- and medium-sized enterprises survive the pandemic. Two resilient businesswomen shared their survival journeys.
Culture of prevention is key to coping with future crises like COVID-19 pandemic
06 October 2022
The ILO organizes a series of occupational safety and health (OSH) talkshows to continue building OSH resiliency of companies, organizations as well as individuals, particularly youth, to be more resourceful and adaptive in facing future crises like the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia.
ILO hands over OSH digital learning tools and risk assessment service for a more resilient OSH culture in Indonesia
03 October 2022
The ILO together with its social partners showcases milestones and achievements in strengthening the occupational safety and health (OSH) management system in the country through various tools, platforms and programmes.
WHO and ILO call for new measures to tackle mental health issues at work
28 September 2022
New global WHO guidelines on mental health at work are reinforced by practical strategies outlined in a joint WHO/ILO policy brief.
Building a culture of resilience on safety and health to over 1,500 workplaces and 22,000 workers in Indonesia
20 September 2022
The ILO, Ministry of Manpower and Government of Japan join forces to restore conditions of employment and business affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through resilient occupational safety and health (OSH) management system.
Exposure to ionizing occupational radiation affects over 24 million workers globally
05 September 2022
Over 500 experts from all over the world are to exchange information and experiences on strengthening the protection of workers from radiation.
ILO’s Vision Zero Fund and Nike launch initiative to reduce injuries and deaths from road accidents among garment and footwear workers
29 August 2022
Garment and footwear workers are disproportionately affected by road accidents; a new project aims to find out why and offer tools to improve safety.
Stronger workplace safety targeted in key Bangladesh industrial sectors
17 August 2022
Safety culture to be boosted in ten key industries, building on success of similar efforts in garment sector.
COVID-19 risk assessment service for business sustainability in the hospitality industry
06 July 2022
The COVID-19 risk assessment provided for free by the ILO’s Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces helps strengthening the occupational safety and health (OSH) management system in Indonesia’s hospitality industry.
ILO and Indonesian TV Journalist Association Launch Occupational Safety and Health Guidebook
05 July 2022
ILO together with the Indonesian Television Journalists Association (IJTI) held a book launching event titled “OSH Guidebook for TV Journalists and Workers” in Jakarta (5/7). The book is part of the effort to the implementation of ILO’s fundamental pillars on the protection of workers' health and safety in the workplace.
Bangladesh labour inspectorate takes over factory safety records
30 June 2022
ILO adopts new guidelines on biological hazards in the world of work
29 June 2022
Groundbreaking new guidelines on handling biological hazards in the workplace have been agreed by experts meeting in Geneva.
App helps protect outdoor workers from dangers of the sun
21 June 2022
Skin cancer is preventable, yet despite this more than 120,000 people globally died of the disease and more than 1.5 million were diagnosed with it in 2020.
Trade union confederations contribute to the achievement of HIV/AIDS global target in Indonesia
07 June 2022
The ILO conducted a seminar to showcase contributions given by trade unions confederations through their programme activities aimed to prevent HIV at the workplace and to promote a non-discriminatory policy in various industrial sectors.
ILO-IPDN collaborate to improve understanding of labour issues for education personnel and students
19 May 2022
The ILO collaborates with the Institute of Home Affairs Governance (IPDN) to increase the understanding and strengthen the curriculum for educators and students on international labour standards.
Recognized, Indonesia’s collaborative efforts to deal with COVID-19 pandemic
12 May 2022
The ILO global report on occupational safety and health (OSH), issued as part of the commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Workplace highlights efforts taken by Indonesia to build a partnership with relevant actors in implementing the COVID-19 risk assessment service at workplace.
The ILO launches OSH learning programme and educational game
09 May 2022
To strengthen the creation of a strong, resilience of occupational safety and health (OSH) prevention culture in Indonesia, the ILO and its partners develop an innovative way to raise the OSH awareness for youth through e-learning programme and educational game.