Gesundheit und Sicherheit

23 May 2024 02:59

South Africa: Building collapse kills 34 workers, unions call for accountability and better OHS

 

Last 6 May 2024, a five-story building under construction in George, South Africa, collapsed. It was reported that 81 workers (90 percent of whom were foreign nationals) were onsite at the time. Weiterlesen...


20 May 2024 08:12

The International Labour Organization (ILO) held a Triparitite Meeting of Experts to revise the OSH Code of Practice in Forestry Work in Geneva on 13-17May 2024. Mark Asante Ofori, the spokesperson for the Workers' Group and General Secretary of the BWI-affiliated Timber and Wood Workers (TWU) of GTUC, expressed his satisfaction with the opportunity to participate in the significant process. Weiterlesen...


20 May 2024 06:36

Fifteen participants, including five women, from three BWI affiliates in Tanzania (TAMICO, TUICO, and TPAWU), as well as representatives from the Association of Tanzania Employers and the Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA), attended and participated in a two-day tripartite consultative meeting held in Tanzania on 29-30 April 2024.Weiterlesen...


02 May 2024 09:18

In the week of Workers' Memorial Day, BWI and one of its Philippine affiliates, the National Union of Building and Construction Workers (NUBCW), conducted a joint inspection with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) of the Malalos-Clark Railway Project. Weiterlesen...


28 April 2024 01:45

On this Workers Memorial Day, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and its affiliates worldwide unite to speak out against work-related deaths.
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26 April 2024 09:53

In anticipation of International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April, the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) launched a significant initiative titled “Adapting to the Heat: Existing Global Responses for Workers in Construction, Building Materials, Wood, and Forestry Industries." Weiterlesen...


26 April 2024 00:21

As the world observes International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April, the European Federation of Building and Wood Workers (EFBWW) and the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) have issued a joint statement to commemorate workers who have lost their lives in workplace accidents.Weiterlesen...


16 April 2024 08:55

BWI trade union affiliates across Mozambique, Namibia, and Zambia are forging a formidable front in the fight for safer workplaces, sounding the alarm against growing hazards and championing worker protection.

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16 April 2024 00:46

Following BWI’s two-day conference on Ukraine’s reconstruction, a one-day training session was held for the 15 PROFBUD trade union representatives who attended the conference in Warsaw. Weiterlesen...