Events and meetings

April 2014

  1. 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.

April 2013

  1. 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.

March 2013

  1. The Impact of Domestic Violence in the Workplace

    6 March 2013

    An ILO event co-sponsored with the Australian Mission to the UN

November 2012

  1. Lunch-time conference: "Safety and Health at Work: hopes and challenges"

    28 November 2012

    Lunchtime conference organized by the European Commission's External cooperation Information portal, presenting the European Commission/ ILO joint project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda", implemented in five pilot countries: Honduras, Malawi, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Zambia.

September 2012

  1. 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.

April 2012

  1. 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.