International Occupational Safety and Health Hazard Alert System

Système international d'alerte pour la sécurité et la santé des travailleurs
Sistema Internacional de Alerta para la Seguridad y la Salud de los Trabajadores
Internationales Warnsystem für Arbeits- und Gesundheitsgefahren

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1978, by International Labour Office in the framework of International Labour Organization (ILO), as part of International Programme for the Improvement of Working Conditions and Environment (PIACT), following several years of negotiations and tests in a limited number of countries; operational since 1982. Ceased to be operational 1996.


Through a worldwide network of designated bodies, rapidly disseminate scientific and technical information on newly discovered or suspected occupational hazards concerning safety or health of workers, of sufficient importance to require action at the national level; assist countries in the exchange and dissemination of information on occupational safety and health hazards and their prevention.

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Deals with all aspects of safety and health in the working environment, including chemical, physical and biological risks. Circulates: 'Alerts', relating to confirmed and well-documented hazards requiring immediate corrective action; 'Information Only', for not yet fully documented hazards; 'Requests for Information', where a hazard is suspected and further information sought.


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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • ILO Bodies
    • Occupation
    • Workers
  • Societal Problems
    • Prevention
    • Safety
    • Hazards
    • Emergencies
  • Health Care
    • Health
  • Cybernetics
    • Systems

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate Action



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1. Jun 2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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