Health and safety

27 April 2021 11:19

BWI and EFBWW release health and safety pamphlet

 

On the occasion of this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) and the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) released an educational pamphlet to promote occupational health and safety among trade unionists and workers.

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18 April 2021 12:43

International Workers’ Memorial Day (GS Report 2021)Read more...


16 April 2021 11:45

The General Construction, Manufacturing and Quarries Workers’ Union of Ghana (GCMQWU) and the Zhongmei Group Engineering Company Ltd. on 12 April signed a declaration recognising the importance of occupational health and safety and calling on the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to declare it as a fundamental worker’s right. Read more...


16 April 2021 09:15

The BWI-affiliated Ukraine Construction and Building Materials Workers’ Union (PROFBUD) and the Ukrainian National Building Chamber (the employers’ and business association of Ukraine) on 15 April signed a joint declaration recognising the importance of safe and healthy workplaces.
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06 April 2021 12:54

We invite you to be part of our Global Alliance on Healthy and Safe Workplaces Campaign taking place from now up to International Workers Memorial Day on 28 April 2021. Under this campaign, we ask that you negotiate with employers in workplaces that you organise to sign a declaration jointly with you recognising the importance of Healthy and Safe Workplaces.
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24 March 2021 04:34

BWI, together with others in the global trade union movement, is calling on the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conference in June 2021 to establish healthy and safe workplaces as a fundamental right. The global union said that this would ensure that there is increased accountability on the part of governments and employers to international labour standards on health and safety.
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25 February 2021 13:15

BWI started its “Workers’ Voices Webinar Series” with a discussion on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February. Read more...


03 February 2021 08:24

A construction worker died at the construction site of the metro line 16 of the Grand Paris Express in La Courneuve (Seine-Saint-Denis).
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02 February 2021 03:35

Work-related fatalities and precarious working conditions plague Turkey’s forestry sector. This was the report of the BWI-affiliated Civil Servants Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment of Turkey (TARIM ORMAN-IS) after it concluded monitoring several forest areas in the country. Read more...