Health and safety

18 December 2018 10:28

Another Construction Worker Injured in Forrestfield Airport Link Project Site

 

Another construction worker has been injured in the Metronet Forrestfield-Airport Link project site, Australia.Read more...


04 December 2018 19:06

The Histadrut and the Israel Builders Association signed a new collective agreement -27.11.18
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26 September 2018 06:47

In order to give effect to the BWI Congress resolutions and the Congress action plan, the ad hoc working groups are now established. Read more...


07 May 2018 15:26

April 30 2018 - On the eve of May Day in Doha, close to 200 participants attended the BWI “Community Leaders Forum on Workers’ Welfare in the Construction and Allied Sectors” in Doha, Qatar.Read more...


29 April 2018 08:55

For the first time, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) commemorated International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) in Qatar by supporting the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (ADLSA) 2nd National OSH Conference and participating in various site-level activities to raise awareness on safety and health. Read more...


18 May 2017 13:22

In the small town of Cheyyar in Tiruvannamalai district (Tamil Nadu State, India) the TKTMS union mobilised around 800 union members to extend solidarity with the victims of the Cheyyar building collapse.Read more...


02 May 2017 12:10

BWI’s affiliate in South Korea condemned the accident and called for the implementation of fundamental measures to prevent future tragedies. Below is the translation of the official statement form the KFCITU. Read more...


28 April 2017 09:59

BWI affiliates in India have strongly petitioned the Indian Government to support the listing of Chrysotile Asbestos in the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade. Read more...


27 April 2017 10:39

Construction and Building Material Workers’ union (CBMWU) of Ghana will hold a public awareness in Accra on unions contribution on peace keeping and development for trade unions members and activists and large public.Read more...