Publications & Technical tools
Joint ILO, WHO, Interpeace and PBSO paper
Summary and key recommendations - From crisis to opportunity for sustainable peace: A joint perspective on responding to the health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19
25 February 2021
05 February 2021
This WHO-ILO document provides guidance on occupational health and safety measures for health workers and occupational health services in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It also outlines the rights and responsibilities for health and safety at work for health workers according to the standards of the International Labour Organization (ILO). The document is intended for employers and health-facility managers, health workers and their representatives, occupational health and safety experts, infection prevention and control experts in public and private health facilities and policy-makers at national and subnational levels.
20 December 2020
This action checklist provides practical measures designed to help employers, workers and the self-employed in the construction industry work safely on site and thus prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 at work.
02 December 2020
This action checklist provides practical measures to help employers and workers in the waste collection sector to work safely, while helping to maintain business continuity and community sanitation during the pandemic.
Guy Ryder on Euronews Now: Countries should work together to support digital labour platform workers
24 February 2021
COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace
12 February 2021
Health and care workers have been at the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic for more than a year. It has resulted in heavier workloads and longer working hours, with insufficient time for rest and recuperation while continuously being exposed to the risk of infection. In addition, many face violence, harassment and stigmatization as they try to do their jobs. All this is taking a toll on health workers’ mental health and wellbeing.