Health and safety

11 July 2016 11:50

Pakistan: Health and Safety Negligence Results in 6 Deaths at World Bank-funded Tarbela IV dam

 

Six workers (including three Chinese engineers) were killed and least 20 others were severely injured in a major accident at the Tarbela Extension Project (Phase IV), a dam project in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.Read more...


20 June 2016 13:25

Eleven South Asian workers in Qatar got killed and 12 injured in a fire that broke out in their living quarters on Wednesday night.Read more...


31 May 2016 07:42

A tower crane in Makati, central Manila, has collapsed, injuring at least two individuals. Read more...


31 May 2016 06:59

A survey amongst construction worker members of UCATT has revealed very real concerns about the prevalence of mental health problems in the industry. Read more...


31 May 2016 06:24

On the occasion of International Workers' Memorial Day, representatives of the Trade Union of Workers in Construction and Building Materials of Serbia (SGIGM), visited workers at the factory “Zmaj” in the town of Smederevo.Read more...


31 May 2016 06:20

SGIP, Trade Union of Civil Engineering, Industry for Construction Materials and Projection of Republic of Macedonia, continues to work on campaigns for health and safety at work as the most important segments in the scope of construction and building materials industry.Read more...


17 May 2016 10:54

Marking the 28th of April, the youth and women section of the Independent Trade Union of Forestry, Wood and Paper of Bosnia and Herzegovina, SSSPDPBIH, participated in the thematic round table on “Prevention of hazards and health and safety at work".Read more...


17 May 2016 10:41

Young Ukrainian workers from Kharkiv made a video calling for the ratification of ILO C 167.Read more...


27 April 2016 08:30

With affiliates from more than thirty countries running activities this April 28th, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) sets a high bar for other global union federations! Read more...