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19 April 2016 09:51

Precarious Work Description

Precarious work is a term used to describe non-standard employment which is poorly paid, insecure, unprotected, and cannot support a household. Read more...


18 April 2016 15:11

It is estimated that 30% of the world's area is covered by forests - around 4 billion ha, with around half of that area found in only 5 countries: Russia, Brazil, Canada, the USA and China. Read more...


12 April 2016 12:47

At least 28 are dead and a further 108 injured after an under-construction flyover collapsed onto a congested market in northern Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal State in the afternoon of Thursday 31 March 2016.Read more...


12 April 2016 12:46

Dangerous working conditions kills an average of more than two construction workers in South Korea every day.Read more...


12 April 2016 12:45

On the 12th of November 2015 the construction union SGIP in Macedonia signed an Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese multinational Sinohydro, Granit AD Skopje, Ilinden AD Struga, Transmet Ltd. Skopje, GIM AD Skopje and Victoria Invest from Albania, committing to implement measures on health and safety at work, as well as labour related issues in accordance with the labour regulations of the Republic of Macedonia.Read more...


12 April 2016 12:44

The 100,000 trade union health and safety representatives in UK workplaces are a major contributing factor to reducing injuries and ill-health at work, according to a new report by the Trades Union Congress (TUC).Read more...


12 April 2016 12:43

The Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016 has informed the Building and Wood Workers‘ International (BWI) that they have partially incorporated the BWI OHS Protocol as their policies.Read more...


12 April 2016 12:42

The Building and Wood Workers’ International, BWI, attended to meeting of the Regional Standing Committee on Conditions and Work Environment in the Construction Industry of Rio de Janeiro, the CPR (in Portuguese), on October 12, 2015, in order to bring to the attention of the members of the Occupational Health and Safety Protocol for 2016 Olympics.Read more...


12 April 2016 12:40

Thanks to a joint effort of the Argentinean Building Workers Union (UOCRA), a BWI member, with the Argentinean Chamber of Construction (CAMARCO), the Superintendency of Occupational Risks (SRT) and the Union of Occupational Insurers (UART), it was approved the Resolution 1642-1609 which created the Quadripartite Commission of Construction nationwide.Read more...