Gesundheit und Sicherheit

26 January 2022 09:21

Uganda: Fire in Holcim subsidiary kills 3, injures 8 others

 

Three workers died and several others were critically injured when a fire broke out last 15 January at the Hima Cement factory, a subsidiary of Holcim, in the Kasese District of Western Uganda.
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19 January 2022 08:52

On 25 January, Brazilian trade unions will mark the third year since the collapse of the Vale dam in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais) which took the lives of 270 people.

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17 December 2021 12:35

The European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution on 16 December expressing its grave concern over the abuse of Vietnamese workers employed at the Linglong tire factory in Serbia. Weiterlesen...


07 December 2021 05:13

BWI, in its continuing effort to make workplaces safer in Ghana, held a three-day (3), face-to-face Brigadiers Training on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) last 8-10 November to build the capacity of its trade union affiliates in the country to address health and safety issues.

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24 November 2021 07:44

As part of its continuing effort to ban the use of asbestos, BWI organised a two-day workshop on 11-12 November in Accra, Ghana.
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16 November 2021 08:39

Brasilianische Gewerkschafter haben die Angriffe des brasilianischen Präsidenten Jair Bolsonaro auf die Arbeitnehmerrechte, insbesondere das Recht auf gesundheitskompatible und sichere Arbeitsstätten, scharf verurteilt, als am 27.-29. Oktober in São Paulo die Weiterbildung der Arbeitsschutzteams (OHS-Brigaden) stattfand. Weiterlesen...


15 November 2021 06:54

Am 2. November fand ein von der BHI in Abuja (Nigeria) organisiertes Meeting statt, das die Gefahren von Asbest thematisierte und an dem Vertreter des Trade Union Congress (TUC), des Labour Congress von Nigeria (NLC), des Verbands der leitenden Angestellten im Bau- und Ingenieurswesen (CCESSA), der nationalen Gewerkschaft für die Bau-, Möbel- und Holzarbeiter (NUCECFWW), des Arbeitsministeriums, des Verbands der Bauindustrie sowie der Medien teilnahmen.Weiterlesen...


08 November 2021 13:14

Unions want health and safety to be a fundamental right for workers everywhere, no exceptions. Ambet Yuson, General Secretary of the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) and Unite’s Gail Cartmail, BWI Vice President and Chair of the BWI Global Network on Health and Safety, say it’s time for a final push to make it happen.Weiterlesen...


08 November 2021 06:57

The Construction Workers’ Union of the Republic of Argentina (UOCRA) held two consecutive online trainings to eighty (80) young trade unionists on risk management and prevention, and labour inspection in the construction industry on 23 and 30 September respectively.Weiterlesen...