Events & meetings
Global Forum for Prevention
XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014
24 - 27 August 2014
The World Congress for Safety and Health at Work offers a platform for the exchange of information and views to experts in occupational safety and health (OSH), representatives of enterprises and workers (the social partners), decision-makers in governments and public authorities, and anyone else active in the area of OSH.
Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work
28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work
28 April 2014
“Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work“ is the theme for the 2014 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Marking the day, an ILO report shows that while chemicals can be useful, necessary steps should be taken to prevent and control potential risks for workers, workplaces, communities and the environment.
11-12 November, International Training Centre of the ILO
51st meeting of the CIS network
11 - 12 November 2013
Make it visible: Occupational Diseases - Recognition, compensation and prevention
ILO International Safety and Health Conference 2013
6 - 7 November 2013
The conference shared international and national good practices as part of an effort to enhance the effectiveness of action to prevent, identify, record and compensate occupational diseases.
Launch Ceremony for Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Phase II
23 October 2013
A launch ceremony for SCORE Phase II is to be hosted by the Director-General on 23 October 2013
International symposium on culture of prevention – Future approaches
25 - 27 September 2013
The aim of the Symposium is to bring together researchers, experts and European and international networks in the field to discuss the aims, means and solutions of developing a culture of prevention in organizations and workplaces.
Work, wellbeing and wealth: Active ageing at work
26 - 28 August 2013
The aim of the International Conference on "Work, Wellbeing and Wealth: Active Ageing at Work" is to bring together researchers, experts and European networks in the area and to present and discuss the major R&D needs and solutions.
International Research Conference
Improving working conditions in small and medium enterprises
9 - 10 May 2013
International experts, researchers and field practitioners are meeting at the ILO to discuss how investing in working conditions, safety and health and training can turn into increased competitiveness and performance and result in a win win scenario for small and medium enterprises in developing and transition economies.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2013
28 April 2013
The World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2013 focuses on the prevention of occupational diseases.
50th meeting of the CIS network
20 - 21 November 2012
The main objective of the event consisted of strengthening dialogue and collaboration between organizations actively engaged in generating, disseminating and using knowledge and information in safety and health at work.
The 6th China International Forum on Work Safety and Occupational Safety and Health Exhibition
18 - 19 September 2012
The forum represents a primary information platform about China’s policy development trade in safety and health. The exhibition is an opportunity to link businesses with China’s market and provides a venue for understanding China’s safety technologies and products demand.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2012: Promoting safety and health in a green economy
28 April 2012
The 2012 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the promotion of occupational safety and health (OSH) in a green economy. There is a shift in the world to a greener and more sustainable economy. However, even if certain jobs are considered to be “green”, the technologies used may protect the environment but not be safe at all.
Video-conference on the World Day for Safety and Health at Work
27 April 2012
The innovative teleconference between Ukraine and Russia was carried out in the rank of other promotional activities devoted to the occasion in the two countries. The event made it possible to further raise awareness in the occupational safety and health (OSH) field of tripartite partners and enterprises, as well as get them acquainted with the modern trends in harmonization of national OSH legislation with the ILO and European Union (EU) OSH standards.
30th International Congress on Occupational Health
18 - 23 March 2012
The 30th Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) will bring together occupational health researchers and practitioners from all over the world to share and learn from each other the most current advances in the field of occupational health. The theme of the congress is "Occupational health for all: From research to practice" and is based on the belief that all workers require health protection to prevent any occupational disease or injury as part of their human and labor rights.
Special meeting of leading CIS centres
2 - 3 November 2011
New OSH information management strategy and global OSH knowledge sharing cooperation.
ILO International Safety Conference 2011 in cooperation with ISSA
20 - 21 October 2011
The conference will focus on the application of international tools on occupational safety and health (OSH) strategic approach at national and enterprise levels. Good practice in construction and health sectors, which face high and emerging risks to occupational accidents and diseases, will be highlighted. Under the theme "Promoting a preventative safety and health culture: International instruments, national strategies and good practices", the conference will offer an excellent forum to share the experience of different stakeholders and learn how to put it in practice at each level.
XIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work
11 - 15 September 2011
Building a Global Prevention Culture for a Healthy and Safe Future
XIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work: "Building a Global Prevention Culture for a Healthy and Safe Future"
11 - 15 September 2011
The World Congress, organized every three years since 1955, provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge, practices and experiences for all occupational safety and health specialists, employers and managers, trade unions, public administration, insurance and social security professionals, manufacturers and importers, as well as anyone with an interest in safety and health at work.
49th annual meeting of CIS centres
11 September 2011
The meeting addressed the current activities, the new information management strategy, the development of information resources, and the communication within the network.
International Forum on Occupational Health and Safety: Policies, Profiles and Services
20 - 22 June 2011
The aim of the International Forum is to look into occupational safety and health policies and profiles and make an inventory, and then to continue with the introduction and further development of occupational health services, Basic Occupational Health Services in particular. In addition, time is reserved for discussing the practical tools for solutions and good practices. Our intention is to come up with recommendations for further actions for more sustainable solutions in the world of work.