Events and meetings

April 2011

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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

    27 April 2011

    The project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work agenda" supported in 2011 the first celebration of the World Day for Occupational Safety and Health in Moldova.

March 2011

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

    31 March - 28 April 2011

    The period before the World Day for Safety and Health at Work witnessed a number of events held in Ukraine in commemoration of the 28th of April. The events were widely covered by the media.

February 2011

  1. Global Dialogue Forum on Safety in the Supply Chain in Relation to Packing of Containers

    21 - 22 February 2011

    The purpose of the Forum is to reach a common understanding by all stakeholders of the underlining issues pertinent to the packing of containers and a better understanding of the reasons that lead to the application of poor practices in packing of containers that result in industrial accidents as well as to reach consensus on a common approach throughout the supply chain for the correct application and enforcement of the appropriate standards for packing containers.

  2. Global Dialogue Forum on Safety in the Supply Chain in Relation to Packing of Containers

    21 - 22 February 2011

April 2010

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

    28 April 2010

    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.

November 2009

  1. XXIXth International Symposium of the ISSA Construction Section on Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction Industry

    23 - 25 November 2009

  2. ILO Conference "Implementing Occupational Safety and Health Standards Globally", Düsseldorf, Germany, 3-6 November 2009

    3 - 6 November 2009

    The global financial crisis will have a profound effect on the world of work. The International ILO Safety Conference in Düsseldorf will bring together 300 participants from 60 countries around the world during the A+A Trade Fair to discuss the potential impacts of the global economic crisis on safety and health at workplaces.