This paper explores the argument that weather-related heat stress should be considered an escalating occupational hazard that deserves full societal recognition in order to be considered as an emerging occupational risk requiring public action.

Work-related diseases and injuries were responsible for the deaths of 1.9 million people in 2016, according to the first joint estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

The Labour Department, Haryana on September 16, 2021 has issued Draft Haryana Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Rules, 2021. The Rule will extend to whole of the State of Haryana.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the workplace dangers faced by key workers who need far greater protection to do their jobs safely, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said.

The Madhya Pradesh Government on March 09, 2021 has issued the Draft Occupational Safety, Health and Working conditions (Madhya Pradesh) Rules, 2021 in suppression of the following Rules: Madhya Pradesh Factories Rules, 1962; Madhya Pradesh Building and other construction workers (regulation of employment and condition of service) rules, 2002;

The Labour Department of Uttarakhand has issued the Draft Uttarakhand Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Rules, 2021. The following rules have come into the suppression: The Uttarakhand (U.P. Factories Rules, 1950) Adaption and Modification order, 2002. The Uttarakhand (U.P.

Status report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order of January 10, 2020 in the matter of O.A. No. 533 (Anubhav Kumar Vs Union of India & Others) filed on June 22, 2020. The matter relates to air pollution due to the cement unloading/loading activities being conducted in an unscientific manner at the cement siding at Shakurbasti Railway Station in Delhi.

Report by the Central Railside Warehouse Company (CRWC) dated April 18, 2020 in compliance to the NGT order of January 10, 2020 in the matter of Anubhav Kumar Vs Union of India & Others.

The matter related to air pollution due to loading/unloading of cement near Shakurbasti Railway Station, Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anubhav Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/01/2020 regarding air pollution affecting the environment in and around the areas of Rani Bagh, Shakurbasti, Raja Park, Punjabi Bagh, Srinagar and Madipur near Shakurbasti Railway Station on account of unscientific manner in which loading/unloading of cement is being undertaken.

The publication - “Health, Safety and Dignity of Sanitation Workers” - produced jointly with the International Labour Organization (ILO), The World Bank and WaterAid - examines nine case studies of sanitation workers in low and middle-income countries, who empty pits and tanks, transport faecal sludge and perform sewer maintenance.