Events and meetings

October 2012

  1. Employment injury schemes and the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases

    8 - 19 October 2012, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The general objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity of employment-injury institutions to improve the coverage and management of occupational accidents and diseases and to promote prevention as a means to occupational safety and health.

April 2012

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2012: Promoting safety and health in a green economy

    28 April 2012, Geneva

    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.

February 2012

  1. Occupational safety and health management in the construction sector

    20 - 24 February 2012, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    This course aims at strengthening capacity to devise and use an occupational safety and health (OSH) management approach within construction firms.

January 2012

  1. Basic risk assessment

    30 January - 3 February 2012, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively implement the basic risk assessment technique for the improvement of the OSH conditions within enterprises.

November 2011

  1. Employment injury schemes and the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases

    21 November - 2 December 2011, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The general objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity of employment injury institutions for the improvement of the coverage and management of the occupational accidents and diseases and for the promotion of the prevention approach of the occupational safety and health.

October 2011

  1. ILO International Safety Conference 2011 in cooperation with ISSA

    20 - 21 October 2011, Düsseldorf, Germany

    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.

January 2011

  1. Basic risk assessment

    31 January - 4 February 2011, Turin, Italy

    This course gives participants the knowledge and skills to effectively use the basic risk assessment technique for the improvement of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) conditions in enterprises. Deadline for applications: 15 December 2010

April 2010

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work – 28 April 2010

    28 April 2010, Geneva

    This year, under the theme "Emerging risks and new patterns of prevention in a changing world of work" the day will draw attention on the current global challenges and the new context of occupational safety and health practice. It highlights technological advance, emerging workplace risks, and changing patterns of employment and workforce and thus, the need for new preventive approaches in facing these new challenges.

April 2008

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work – 28 April 2008

    14 April - 16 May 2008, Geneva

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an international campaign to promote safe, healthy, and decent work. This year, as in previous years, tripartite events will be taking place world wide, and a number of products are available from this web page to support those efforts. You are invited to join us in promoting this important day.