Events and meetings

October 2011

  1. 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.

September 2011

  1. XIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

    11 - 15 September 2011

    Building a Global Prevention Culture for a Healthy and Safe Future

  2. 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.

June 2011

  1. 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.

May 2011

  1. 16th Meeting of the Inter-Agency Committee on Radiation Safety

    12 - 13 May 2011

    The IACRS meeting is a regular working mechanism through which member organizations coordinate their work on radiation protection. The Secretariat of the IACRS used to be ensured by participating organizations on a rotating basis.

April 2011

  1. 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Japan

    28 April 2011

    World Day in 2011 focused on the implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) as a tool for continual improvement in the prevention of workplace incidents and accidents. Marking the day, ILO Office for Japan has created a Japanese portal page listing links to relevant information including past year events of the Day, ILO 2001 Guidelines on occupational safety and health management systems and OSHMS in Japan, thematic information on occupational safety and health as well as Japanese translation of the 2011 World Day report and other related materials.

  2. World Day for Safety and Health at Work – 28 April 2011

    28 April 2011

    The 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) as a tool for continual improvement in the prevention of workplace incidents and accidents. The ILO has prepared a report to serve as a background to this theme, a poster and other promotional materials for the occasion and invites you to join us in promoting this important day.

  3. Commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Central and Eastern Europe

    28 April 2011

    The 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focused on the implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) as a tool for continual improvement in the prevention of workplace incidents and accidents. An OSHMS is a preventive method to implement safety and health measures which consists of four steps and incorporates the principle of continual improvement. Its principles are based on the PDCA Cycle: PLAN, DO, CHECK, ACT. Several events were organized in Central and Eastern Europe to celebrate the World Day and to highlight the importance of occupational safety in preventing workplace accidents.

  4. 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Zambia

    28 April - 12 May 2011

    In Zambia, the World Day for Occupational Safety and Health was celebrated at both national and enterprise level.

  5. 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Malawi

    27 April 2011

    Several activities were carried out at Dwangwa Sugar Corporation and at national level in observance of the World Day for Occupational Safety and Health.