Health and safety

23 June 2020 05:30

Workers intensify Asbestos ban campaign in Africa and Middle East

 

Warning that COVID-19 and exposure to Asbestos could increase the health and safety risks posed to workers, BWI trade unions in Africa and Middle East called for an intensification of their campaign to protect workers from toxic pollutants in workplaces. Read more...


28 April 2019 04:46

Health and Safety is still a burning issue for trade unions in our sectors. Around 100 BWI affiliates organised activities worldwide this 28th April.Read more...


23 April 2019 17:37

On the eve of International Workers’ Memorial Day 2019, the SGIP trade union of North Macedonia organised a special training for occupational health and safety representatives. Read more...


17 April 2019 06:46

Participants at the first European Regional Youth Assembly that took place in Stockholm, Sweden partook in an action at Sergel square at the city centre to protest the high level of deadly workplace accidents in the construction sector and send a clear message that every worker has the right to safe working conditions, as the right to live comes before profit.Read more...


01 April 2019 17:34

Electrical workers from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Australia and Sweden gathered in New Delhi on 26-27 March for the launch of the Asia-Pacific Electrical Workers Network. Unions exchanged information on working conditions and safety in the sector, with a clear focus on the impact that privatisation and outsourcing have had on those conditions.Read more...