Events and meetings

September 2014

  1. 7th China International Forum on Work Safety

    23 - 24 September 2014

    Under the theme “Strenghten work safety foundation and improve safety-enabling capacity”, the forum will revolve around related topics such as underground mine refuge chambers, management and control of major hazard sources of chemicals, prevention and control of occupational hazards in workplaces, safety inspection by governments and social supervision, and promoting the progress of safety foundation of enterprises.

August 2014

  1. 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.

June 2014

  1. 125 Labour Inspectors Completed Training by the ITC-ILO

    26 June 2014

    Newly trained Labour Inspectors of the Department of Inspection of Factories and Establishments (DIFE) of the Government of Bangladesh will be awarded certificates at an event to mark the successful completion of the ITC-ILO training.

April 2014

  1. 28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Central and Eastern Europe

    28 April 2014

    The ILO celebrates the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on the 28 April to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally. “Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work“ is the theme for 2014. Several events were organized in Central and Eastern Europe to mark the day and commemorate victims of workplace accidents.

  2. 28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2014

    Some events organized in Italy on the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

  3. 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.

December 2013

  1. Labour Inspection and the Role of Private Compliance Initiatives

    10 - 12 December 2013

    Following a general discussion on labour administration and labour inspection at the 100th Session (2011) of the International Labour Conference, the ILO Governing Body decided in October 2013 to convene a meeting of experts on labour inspection and the role of private compliance initiatives.

November 2013

  1. 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.

October 2013

  1. 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

May 2013

  1. 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.