News, articles and statements on occupational safety and health
Are there enough health workers?
03 April 2020
Countries’ capacities to recruit and retain health workers vary significantly across regions. This unequal distribution exacerbates inequities in access to health services.
Indonesia to develop its National OSH Programme 2020-2024
02 December 2019
As a follow-up to its National OSH Profile, Indonesia under its Ministry of Manpower is now in the process of preparing of Presidential Decree on National OSH Programme 2020-2024 to drive sustainable OSH development and implementation in the next five years.
SafeYouth@Work tripartite results and sustainability workshop
16 October 2019
The workshop was held from 14 to 16 October 2019 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy
Innovative OSH platform and game board for young workers
15 July 2019
To better reach out young workers in the country, the ILO and its partners have developed and launched communication tools in the forms of online OSH platform and game board.
Indonesia continues to foster OSH prevention culture through its first National OSH Profile
08 July 2019
Indonesia is taking a significant step in ensuring the implementation of OSH prevention culture in the country, by developing and launching its first National OSH Profile.
Increase in heat stress predicted to bring productivity loss equivalent to 80 million jobs
01 July 2019
Global warming is expected to result in an increase in work-related heat stress, damaging productivity and causing job and economic losses. The poorest countries will be worst affected.
ILO to launch new report on work-related heat stress
28 June 2019
Indonesia launches its first National OSH Profile to promote safe and secure working environments and foster prevention culture
27 June 2019
Indonesia continues to demonstrate progress and leadership on occupational safety and health (OSH) and to promote a national culture of prevention on OSH.
Learning OSH in a fun and creative way with OSHNopoly
14 June 2019
The ILO promote a fun and creative way to learn about concept and practical information on occupational safety and health (OSH) through a board game named OSHNopoly. ILO Jakarta Office is to launch the Indonesian version of the game.
Working hand in hand to strengthen OSH programmes at national and provincial level
10 June 2019
The ILO and its social partners continue to work together in creating a culture of prevention through the development of national OSH programme and building the capacity for OSH provincial stakeholders.
Child labour in mining, poor working conditions take centre stage in inter-regional meeting
29 May 2019
With the growing global movement to support just transition and formalization of artisanal and small-scale gold mines, the ILO brought together experts and global actors to address child labour and poor working conditions in an inter-regional meeting held in the Philippines.
100 years of making work safer and healthier
21 May 2019
Occupational safety and health (OSH) has been a core element of the ILO’s work since it was founded in 1919. Technical specialist, Manal Azzi, charts the major OSH milestones of the ILO’s first hundred years and looks ahead to the challenges of the future.
Recognizing the dangers of asbestos
08 May 2019
The ILO in collaboration with the Indonesia Ban Asbestos Network (INA-BAN) raised the public awareness about the danger of asbestos.
Towards improved OSH data collection and analysis in ASEAN
05 April 2019
Indonesia hosted the 6th ASEAN OSHNET: OSH Data Collection and Analysis, aimed to improve policies for reporting occupational accidents and employment injury insurance in ASEAN.
Indonesian youth speak up about future of work and OSH
08 March 2019
The ILO’s event provided an opportunity for young Indonesians to speak out. Sixty Indonesian youth shared their thoughts and insights about future of work and occupational safety and health (OSH).
Shaping the future of occupational safety and health for young workers
07 March 2019
The world of work is undergoing major changes that will continue, and potentially intensify, in the future. The ILO seminar provided a venue for Indonesian millennial and the older generations to work together in dealing with the future of work and, at the same time, improving the protection of young workers in the country.
National debate on the future of work in Lao PDR highlights the need for a human centred agenda
27 February 2019
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the 55th anniversary of Lao PDR’s membership, government, workers and employers representatives from Lao PDR discussed the recommendations of the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.
Youth4OSH portal to promote better OSH awareness and culture of prevention
04 February 2019
To promote better occupational safety and health (OSH) awareness and culture of prevention in Indonesia, the Indonesian OSH council and the ILO has jointly established an OSH portal, Youth4OSH Portal, as a knowledge sharing platform.
Indonesia is developing its National OSH Programme 2019-2024
29 January 2019
Indonesia has a long history in occupational safety and health (OSH). To improve its OSH prevention culture, the country is now in the process of formulating its National OSH Programme 2019-2024.
Towards more integrated OSH programmes
21 January 2019
The ILO initiated an occupational safety and health (OSH) consultative meeting with its relevant social partners. By sharing OSH knowledge, programmes, lessons learnt and challenges, the ILO and its social partners could develop stronger workplace prevention culture.