Third Meeting of the Standards Review Mechanism Tripartite Working Group (SRM TWG)

25.09.2017 11:07 Age: 327 days
Category: International Labour Organization, Governing Body, Occupational Safety and Health, International Labour Standards

25-29 September
Title of the MeetingThird Meeting of the Standards Review Mechanism Tripartite Working Group (SRM TWG)
LocationGeneva ILO headquarters
IOE contacts

Maria Paz Anzorreguy
Alessandra Assenza
Ecem Pirler

Additional informationSRM TWG webpage:

SRM TWG Terms of References:

Report of the SRM TWG second meeting:
Aim of the meeting

At its second meeting in October 2016, the SRM TWG decided the dates of its third meeting and has made recommendations to the Governing Body concerning the instruments from within its initial programme of work that it proposes to examine at that meeting.

Accordingly, the third meeting of the SRM TWG will be held from 25-29 September 2017 and will report to the Governing Body at its 331st Session in October-November 2017. It will examine the following instruments concerning occupational safety and health (general provisions and specific risks) at its third meeting:

Occupational safety and health: General provisions
Occupational Health Services Convention, 1985 (No. 161)
Prevention of Industrial Accidents Recommendation, 1929 (No. 31)
Occupational Health Services Recommendation, 1985 (No. 171)

Occupational safety and health: Specific risks
White Lead (Painting) Convention, 1921 (No. 13)
Guarding of Machinery Convention, 1963 (No. 119)
Maximum Weight Convention, 1967 (No. 127)
Benzene Convention, 1971 (No. 136)
Asbestos Convention, 1986 (No. 162)
Chemicals Convention, 1990 (No. 170)
Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Convention, 1993 (No. 174)
Anthrax Prevention Recommendation, 1919 (No. 3)
Lead Poisoning (Women and Children) Recommendation, 1919 (No. 4)
White Phosphorus Recommendation, 1919 (No. 6)
Guarding of Machinery Recommendation, 1963 (No. 118)
Maximum Weight Recommendation, 1967 (No. 128)
Benzene Recommendation, 1971 (No. 144)
Asbestos Recommendation, 1986 (No. 172)
Chemicals Recommendation, 1990 (No. 177)
Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Recommendation, 1993 (No. 181)

IOE Role in the meetingTo coordinate the Employer Experts participating in the meeting and to make sure the review takes into account the interests of employers.