Safety Provisions (Building) Convention, 1937
|Date of adoption||June 23, 1937|
|Date in force||July 4, 1942|
|Subject||Occupational Safety and Health|
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It was established in 1937:
Considering that building work gives rise to serious accident risks which it is necessary to reduce both on humanitarian and on economic grounds, and
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to safety provisions for workers in the building industry with reference to scaffolding and hoisting machinery,...
Ratifications and denunciations
- As of 2013, the convention had been ratified by 30 states. However, nine of the ratifying states have automatically denounced the treaty because of subsequent ratification of conventions that automatically trigger denunciation of the 1937 treaty.
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