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All content tagged with: "health and safety"

News | 12 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Urgent economic stimulus and workplace measures required

The ITF and global union federations have urged governments and employers to urgently act to protect workers, and the global economy and society that depends upon...

News | 02 Mar 2020

COVID-19 advice to ships

New guidelines to avoid or manage an outbreak of coronavirus on board ships are now available. They include pre-boarding screenings, isolation cabins,...

News | 30 Jan 2020

Coronavirus update and advice

The ITF is closely following all advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO)regarding the current outbreak which originated in Wuhan city, a major domestic...

News | 27 Nov 2019

Mental stress levels at sea dangerously high, study finds

A wide-ranging study by Yale University – commissioned by the ITF Seafarers Trust – has found dangerously high levels of mental stress among...

News | 28 Oct 2019

North Sea oil platform evacuated

Staff on a North Sea oil platform have been evacuated following safety concerns. The 115 staff on the Thistle platform were picked up by British and Norwegian...

News | 10 Apr 2019

ITF general secretary discusses safeguarding conditions for Croatia's seafarers

Croatia has been an active maritime nation since the end of the Second World War, giving the country an advantage compared to other Eastern European countries in...