A “staggering” number of workers, amounting to more than 70 per cent of the global workforce, are likely to be exposed to climate-change-related health hazards, and existing occupational safety and health (OSH) protections are struggling to keep up with the resulting risks, according to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO)

In the context of the 2023 World Day for Safety and Health at Work celebrating the recognition of a “safe and healthy working environment” as a fundamental principle and right at work, this report provides information on the global implementation status of some of the key provisions contained in the fundamental Conventions Nos 155 and 187.

This scoping report synthesizes the authors’ initial work to understand the differentiated impacts of air pollution on workers in East and Southeast Asian countries and to identify evidence-based recommendations from regional case studies to help improve air quality and foster healthy employment in the context of just transitions towards a low-c

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.