Work Improvement for Safe Home Action Manual

This Action aligns with the following Calls to Action from the Circular Economy Action Agenda for Electronics 

10. Integrate and advance decent work in the transition to a circular economy for electronics 



Work Improvement for Safe Home: Action manual for improving safety and health of E-waste workers’ aims to assist e-waste workers in improving their safety, health and working conditions by showing many low-cost ideas that can easily implemented using locally-available materials. Additionally, these ideas could improve productivity and efficiency on the workplace and support the growth and sustainability of their businesses. 



The manual consists of (1) a 22-item action checklist designed as an easy-to-apply tool for e-waste workers to identify and improve their OSH risks, and (2) 19 checkpoints about materials storage and handling, work-stations, safe use of machine and electricity, physical environment, welfare facilities and work organization to provide practical ideas for solutions.