Employment injury insurance and protection

Employment injury insurance and protection in case of injury at workplace is vital to social peace, inclusive and fair redistribution and the economic and competitive success. Enterprises of all types have the responsibility to protect all their work force in case of injury and workplace risks. Through the Global Programme on Employment Injury Insurance and Protection (GEIP), the ILO addresses workforce needs in case of employment injury. The programme leverage on ILO’s extensive experience with enterprises and social security institutions.

The Programme provides technical assistance by:
  • Tailoring it to the needs of each country
  • Bearing in mind the national affordability and capacity to cover workers and comply with social security.


  1. A Legacy of Rana Plaza: making employment injury insurance a reality for all

  2. Employment Injury Insurance: A way forward for Malawi's workforce

News, articles and events

  1. News

    "Give accident insurance to workers"

    24 April 2018

    Workplace accident insurance should be introduced for workers in all industrial sectors to ensure security, said speakers at a roundtable yesterday

  2. News

    'We will mourn the dead and struggle for the survivors'

    24 April 2018

    Five years after Rana Plaza Tragedy, there is a lot left to do.


  1. The GEIP works with national and regional actors to improve, audit or create the best employment injury insurance system for each country.