World Congress on Safety and Health

October 2020

  1. 4-7 October 2020

    XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work: Prevention in the Connected Age

    4 - 7 October 2020

    The ILO, the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA) are jointly organizing the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health 2020.

September 2017

  1. 3-6 September

    XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work: A Global Forum for Prevention

    3 - 6 September 2017

    The ILO, the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MoM) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA) are jointly organizing the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health 2017.

May 2015

  1. Event

    Health and Well-being in Emergencies

    20 May 2015

    The event will include a testimonial from a Red Cross Red Crescent Health Volunteer about their experiences in the field, a high level panel discussion and a general discussion. The event will take place from 18:00 to 19:30 and English-French interpretation will be made available.

August 2014

  1. Global Forum for Prevention

    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.

September 2011

  1. Event

    XIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

    11 - 15 September 2011

    Building a Global Prevention Culture for a Healthy and Safe Future

November 2009

  1. International ILO Conference, 3-6 November 2009, Düsseldorf, Germany

    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.

June 2008

  1. Event

    XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work - World Summit on Safety and Health

    29 June - 2 July 2008

    Over 4,000 industry leaders, policy-makers and specialists are to attend the largest international event on occupational safety and health, the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, which opens in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on 29 June. Jointly organized every three years by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA), it aims at contributing to the development of a ‘preventative safety and health culture’ through the exchange of information, knowledge and experiences. The XVIII World Congress is hosted this year by the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA), under the theme "Safety and health at work: A societal responsibility".