Deadline for application is 17 February 2017

Labour Inspection of Occupational Safety and Health

The objective of this course is to improve the performance of labour inspectors concerned with OSH in participating countries by equipping participants with the skills and tools required for conducting effective and efficient OSH inspections based on the ILO standards, ILO principles and fundamentals on OSH, as well as selected good practices on OSH inspections.

General Objective
As a result of the training provided, participants will acquire the knowledge and skills to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the OSH inspection in their respective countries.

Specific Objectives
At the end of the training programme, participants will be able to:
• describe various inspection structures and procedures, and the ILO principles and requirements on OSH inspection;
• describe the main issues concerning OSH;
• describe the procedures of labour inspection on key OSH issues;
• describe the main idea and procedures of risk assessment;
• explain the differences and inter-linkages between various compliance strategies;
• identify and analyse both the requirements of the OSH inspection and the specific needs of OSH inspectors in order to enhance effectiveness and efficiency.