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1 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 Dr. Brigitte Froneberg InFocus Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment International Labour Organization ILO SafeWork InFocus Programme: Update on monitoring of occupational safety and health data and development of national indicators and country profiles Workshop on OSH Monitoring Systems European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Bilbao,

2 humanitarian reasons political reasons economic reasons « Golden Age of Standard Setting » humanitarian reasons political reasons economic reasons « Golden Age of Standard Setting » Industrial Revolution … 1. World War …Industrialized Countries … poor working conditions … high rates of unemployment … : Constitution of the ILO (1919) for Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 History and Goals of the ILO

3 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 History and Goals of the ILO fundamental principles and rights at work employment social protection social dialogue fundamental principles and rights at work employment social protection social dialogue Economic liberalization … globalization …open societies … predominance of market forces …flexibilization …unemployment … increasing social polarization: Programmatic adaptation of the ILO (1999): « Decent Work »

4 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 History and Goals of the ILO Economic liberalization … globalization …open societies … predominance of market forces …flexibilization …unemployment … increasing social polarization: Programmatic adaptation of the ILO (1999): « Decent Work » Review/updating of regulation integrated approach new partnerships (business community) decentralized systems of collaboration in areas of common concern Review/updating of regulation integrated approach new partnerships (business community) decentralized systems of collaboration in areas of common concern

5 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/ ,000 fatalities 270 million accidents 160 million occupational diseases 4% of gross national product is lost ILO estimates of work-related death in the year 2000: 1.9 – 2.3 Million ILO estimates of work-related death in the year 2000: 1.9 – 2.3 Million Problem Problem Occupational injuries and diseases

6 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 Mortality Global estimated work-related Mortality

7 Industrialized SafeWork – Priorities in Industrialized Countries Stress Ageing workforce Right to know Chemicals Ergonomics Management and safety culture Occupational health services New technologies etc. Stress Ageing workforce Right to know Chemicals Ergonomics Management and safety culture Occupational health services New technologies etc. Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002

8 - Developing SafeWork - Priorities in Developing Countries Agriculture Other dangerous occupations Major accidents and fires Safety, housekeeping and productivity Silicosis - work related diseases Vulnerable groups, child workers Transfer of technology etc. Agriculture Other dangerous occupations Major accidents and fires Safety, housekeeping and productivity Silicosis - work related diseases Vulnerable groups, child workers Transfer of technology etc.

9 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 Cost Compensated Cost of occupational injuries and diseases

10 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 GovernanceGovernance Governance by Regulation Regulation Enforcement Implementation Inspection Evaluation Governance by Information Information Education Training Campaigns Good practices Successful cases Competitions Demonstrations Interventions

11 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 ILO Strategies Management system approach at enterprise level: ILO-OSH 2001 Guidelines on Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems at national level: National OSH Programme ILO Standards (Conventions, Recommendations, Codes of Practice) ratified, adapted into national regulation Enforcement and advisory services by Labour Inspection Knowledge: information services and research Advocacy: training, promotion, partnerships Alliances, technical cooperation and twinning, and resource mobilization Classical approach

12 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 Policy Organizing Auditing Planning and Implementing Measuring Performance Reviewing Performance (Source: HSE 1997) Information link Control link Key elements Key elements of successful health and safety management National policy on OSH OSH structure, organization Implementation plan with OSH objectives, time limits, measur- able targets Review and adjustment of OSH system

13 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 reliable and valid easily available easily comprehensible demonstrative instructive part of an integrated approach towards better OSH stimulate action for improvement indicate strong/weak points of national OSH system assist in setting priorities for action used for follow up National Indicators National OSH Programme Country Profile ILO National indicators should be:

14 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 be prepared at country level include basic data on all parameters with influence on OSH management at national and enterprise level provide practical information on ongoing activities at country level enable the country to identify gaps in the legal, institutional, administrative and technical infrastructure related to the management of OSH provide means for improved coordination among all parties interested in OSH National Indicators National OSH Programme Country Profile ILO Country profile should:

15 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 National OSH System (J. Rantanen)

16 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002 ILO Integrated approach survey The survey methodology is currently being tested in Azerbaijan Uzbekistan Russia (?) Costa Rica Mexico China with the assistance of regional ILO experts. Results are expected by the end of 2002.

17 Intgrated Approach survey – SafeWork Website Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/2002

18 Relationship Integrated Approach Survey – ILO Conventions etc. Brigitte Froneberg ILO 10/2002 ILO - Con- ventions - Recom- men- dations - Codes of Prac- tice

19 Brigitte Froneberg, ILO 10/ OSH legislative frame work 2. 2.National policy and review mechanism 3. 3.Coordination and collaboration, including collective bargaining 4. 4.OSH technical standards, guidelines and management systems 5. 5.OSH system implementation means and tools 6. 6.Statistics of occupational accidents and diseases 7. 7.Policies and programmes of employers and workers organizations 8. 8.Regular and ongoing activities related to OSH 9. 9.General data Other relevant information Elements for in put in the situation analysis (preliminary expert opinion) collects information on: ILO Integrated approach survey


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