|Date of adoption||June 22, 1981|
|Date in force||August 11, 1983|
|Classification||Occupational Safety and Health|
|Subject||Occupational Safety and Health|
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It was established in 1981, with the preamble stating:
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to safety and health and the working environment,...
In 2002, an additional protocol was adopted to this convention.
As of May 2016, the convention had been ratified by 65 states, ten of which have also ratified the additional protocol.