Events and meetings

September 2014

  1. Master in Occupational Safety and Health

    8 September 2014 - 30 September 2015, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The University of Turin, Italy, in partnership with the International Training Centre (ITC) of the ILO, is offering a Master course in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). This one-year programme, to be held in English, includes an Internet-based distance learning phase, a face-to-face residential period on the ITC-ILO’s campus in Turin followed by another distance phase for the preparation of the dissertation.

May 2014

  1. SOLVE training of trainers: Integrating health promotion in occupational safety and health policies

    12 - 23 May 2014, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The overall objective of this course is to develop knowledge and skills that will lead to the integration of the psychosocial and health promotion issues into a comprehensive enterprise policy and establish a framework for preventative action.

November 2012

  1. SOLVE training of trainers: Integrating health promotion in occupational safety and health policies

    12 - 23 November 2012, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

    The overall objective of this course is to develop knowledge and skills that will lead to the integration of the psychosocial and health promotion issues into a comprehensive enterprise policy and establish a framework for preventative action. This course will be held in French.

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.

September 2012

  1. Training Workshop on Prevention of Pneumoconioses (using the ILO 2011 Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses)

    17 - 20 September 2012, Lima, Peru

    This training workshop, which is jointly organized by the ILO Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment (SafeWork) and the National Institute of Health in Peru (NIS-CENSOPAS), aims to upgrade the skills of occupational physicians, chest doctors, radiologists, and pulmonologists for the effective use of the ILO 2011 International Classification of Radiographs for early detection and health surveillance of pneumoconiosis. In addition to its advanced training program, the workshop includes the national test for certification of X-ray readings for pneumoconiosis developed by NIH-CENSOPAS.

March 2012

  1. 30th International Congress on Occupational Health

    18 - 23 March 2012, Cancun, Mexico

    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.

December 2011

  1. Training Workshop with NIOSH B Reader Certification (using the ILO 2000 Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses)

    20 - 23 December 2011, Bangkok, Thailand

    This training workshop is organized by the ILO Programme SafeWork and the Thai Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) in cooperation with NIOSH (USA). It offers an extensive training programme with x-ray film reading and includes NIOSH B Reader certification and re-certification examinations. It will be preceded by ILO/MOPH workshop on implementation of national programme for elimination of silicosis (NPES) in Thailand on 19 December 2011.

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.

August 2011

  1. Training Workshop on Prevention of Pneumoconi0ses (using the ILO 2000 Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses)

    9 - 12 August 2011, Sao Paulo, Brazil

    This training workshop aims to upgrade skills of occupational physicians, chest doctors, radiologists, and pulmonologists for the effective use of the ILO 2000 International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses. The workshop offers a certification test for reading chest x-rays of individuals exposed to dusts.

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.