Two videos were launched for Workers Memorial Day April 28, 2012 to raise awareness on the health and safety situation of workers in Asia.
1. OSH in Asia
Press Release – April 26
Hong Kong, China– Asia is home to some of the most dangerous workplaces in the world. The ILO estimates that 1.1 million work-related deaths, accounting for over half of the world’s fatalities, take place annually in Asia. On the eve of International Workers Memorial Day on April 28, Hong Kong-based Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC) released a detailed report from six Asian countries namely China, India, Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia to portray the real situation of occupational safety and health (OSH) on the ground and the struggle of workers, victims and their families to gain recognition, compensation and justice. Read More »
A workshop on “Workshop on Impact of Mining on Environment and Occupational Health” was held during the ANROEV 2011 conference at Jaipur. The workshop was facilitated by R Sreedhar from mmP.
To view the presentations click on the links below
A workshop on “Leveraging Social Media Advocacy for Environmental and Occupational Disease Prevention” was held during the ANROEV 2011 conference at Jaipur. The workshop was co-facilitated by Noel Colina (IOHSAD) and Linda Reinstein (ADAO).
The participants were introduced to the pros and cons of the internet and various social media avenues available to help strengthen their cause. A demonstration of the social media advocacy tools was given during the workshop attended by close to 20 participants from various countries.
To view the presentation Click Here
‘HOLE TO HELL’:A Report on Health & Safety Status of Sewage Workers in Delhi
By Pranjal Jyoti Goswami, CEC, New Delhi, India