Appendix 4 - Relevant instruments of the International
Labour Organization (ILO)
Fundamental ILO Conventions
Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182)
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138)
Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No.
Abolition of Forced Labour Convention,
1957 (No. 105)
Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951
Right to Organise and Collective
Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98)
Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948
Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No.
Conventions on occupational safety and health and working
for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)
Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents
Convention, 1993 (No. 174)
Night Work Convention,
1990 (No. 171)
Chemicals Convention, 1990 (No.
Asbestos Convention, 1986 (No. 162)
Occupational Health Services Convention, 1985 (No.
Protocol of 2002 to the Occupational
Safety and Health Convention, 1981 (No. 155)
Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 1981 (No. 155)
Collective Bargaining Convention, 1981 (No.
Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work)
Convention, 1979 (No. 152)
Working Environment (Air
Pollution, Noise and Vibration) Convention, 1977 (No. 148)
Occupational Cancer Convention, 1974 (No. 139)
Benzene Convention, 1971 (No. 136)
Workers' Representatives Convention, 1971 (No. 135)
Maximum Weight Convention, 1967 (No. 127)
Employment Injury Benefits Convention, 1964 (No.
Guarding of Machinery Convention, 1963
Radiation Protection Convention, 1960
ILO codes of practice
and health in ports, 2005. ISBN 92-2-115287-1.
Contents overview: management of safety and
health; safe systems of work; port infrastructure, plant and
equipment; lifting appliances and loose gear; safe use of lifting
appliances and loose gear; operations afloat; health; personal
welfare facilities; emergency arrangements; testing of lifting
appliances and loose gear.
Safety and health in shipbreaking: Guidelines for Asian countries
and Turkey, 2004.
(print version), ISBN 92-2-115671-0 (web version). Contents
overview: general responsibilities, duties and rights, and
framework; Occupational safety and health management; occupational
health services; operational planning; preventive and protective
measures; management of hazardous substances; measures against
physical, biological, ergonomic and psychosocial hazards; safety
requirements for tools, machines and equipment; competence and
training; personal protective equipment and protective clothing;
contingency and emergency preparedness; special protection;
Safety and health in the non-ferrous metal industries, 2003.
Contents overview: general
principles of prevention and protection; prevention and protection
specific to non-ferrous metals production processes; recycling
non-ferrous metals; occupational exposure limits for hazardous
substances, electric and magnetic fields, optical radiation, heat
noise and vibration.
Ambient factors in the workplace, 2001. ISBN
Contents overview: general
obligations, responsibilities, duties and rights; general principles
of prevention and control; hazardous substances; ionising radiation;
electric and magnetic fields; optical radiation; heat and cold;
noise; vibration; occupational exposure limits.
Management of alcohol- and drug-related issues in the
workplace, 1996. ISBN 92-2-109455-3.
Contents overview: development of an alcohol and drug policy for
the work place; measures to reduce alcohol- and drug-related
problems through good employment practices; restrictions on alcohol,
legal and illegal drugs in the workplace; prevention through
information, education and training programmes.
Accident prevention on board ship at sea and in port, 1996.
Contents overview: shipboard
emergencies and emergency equipment; safe access to ship; safe
movement about the ship; entering and working in enclosed or
confined spaces; manual lifting and carrying; tools and materials;
welding, flame-cutting and other hot work; working aloft and over
side; working with dangerous and irritating substances and
radiations; upkeep of wire and fibre ropes; working in machinery
Recording and notification of occupational accidents and
diseases, 1996. ISBN 92-2-109451-0.
Contents overview: recording, notification and investigation of
occupational accidents, occupational diseases and dangerous
occurrences, and related statistics.
Safety in the use of chemicals at work, 1993. ISBN
classification systems; labelling and marking; chemical safety data
sheets; operational control measures; work systems and practices;
personal protection; monitoring in the workplace; medical and health
surveillance; investigation and reporting of accidents, occupational
diseases and other incidents.
Safety, health and working conditions in the transfer of
technology to developing
Contents overview: appendix A:
Occupational safety and health check-list for hazard control in the
design and operation of a plant or process.
Safety in the use of asbestos, 1984. ISBN 92-2-103872-6.
Contents overview: exposure limits; monitoring in
the workplace; general preventive methods; personal protection;
cleaning of premises and plant; packaging, transport and storage;
disposal of asbestos waste; supervision of the health of workers;
handling of asbestos fibre in ports and container terminals;
construction, demolition and alteration work; exposure limits in
Occupational safety and health in the iron and steel
industry, 1983. ISBN 92-2-103471-2
Contents overview: basic requirements for work stations,
workplaces, traffic lanes and installations; maintenance, repair and
demolition; electricity, tools, machine guarding and gas systems;
transport and handling; substances and agents harmful to health;
working clothes and personal protective equipment; medical services
and supervision, safety and health organization, hygiene and
Safety and health in shipbuilding and ship repair, 1974.
Contents overview: workplaces,
their approaches and equipment; scaffolding and staging; ladders,
stairs, gangways and ramps; lifting appliances; ropes chains and
accessories; hand tools, portable power-driven tools; work with
dangerous and irritating substances and radiations; welding, flame
cutting and other hot work; work in confined spaces and dangerous
atmospheres; transport of workers by water; working clothes and
personal protective equipment; medical services and supervision,
safety and health organization, hygiene and welfare.
occupational safety and health management systems, ILO-OSH
Contents overview: the occupational safety and health management
system in the organisation; policy; organizing; planning and
implementation; evaluation; action for improvement.