Events & meetings

October 2014

  1. Occupational Safety and Health

    ACTRAV Symposium on the role of trade unions in the promotion of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Asia- Pacific region

    1 - 3 October 2014

    35 Union leaders from 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific will participate in the Symposium to place greater emphasis on Occupational Safety and Health and promote collective bargaining in the region.

September 2014

  1. Event

    Global Dialogue Forum on Wages and Working Hours in the Textiles, Clothing, Leather and Footwear Industries

    23 - 25 September 2014

    Tripartite participants discussed ways to address wages and working hours in the textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries.

  2. Strengthen work safety foundation and improve safety-enabling capacity

    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. 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.

April 2014

  1. Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work

    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.

November 2013

  1. 11-12 November, International Training Centre of the ILO

    51st meeting of the CIS network

    11 - 12 November 2013

  2. Make it visible: Occupational Diseases - Recognition, compensation and prevention

    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. Event

    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

September 2013

  1. Event

    International symposium on culture of prevention – Future approaches

    25 - 27 September 2013

    The aim of the Symposium is to bring together researchers, experts and European and international networks in the field to discuss the aims, means and solutions of developing a culture of prevention in organizations and workplaces.

August 2013

  1. Event

    Work, wellbeing and wealth: Active ageing at work

    26 - 28 August 2013

    The aim of the International Conference on "Work, Wellbeing and Wealth: Active Ageing at Work" is to bring together researchers, experts and European networks in the area and to present and discuss the major R&D needs and solutions.

May 2013

  1. International Research Conference

    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. Campaign

    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.

November 2012

  1. Event

    50th meeting of the CIS network

    20 - 21 November 2012

    The main objective of the event consisted of strengthening dialogue and collaboration between organizations actively engaged in generating, disseminating and using knowledge and information in safety and health at work.

September 2012

  1. Event

    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. Event

    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.

  2. Event

    Video-conference on the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    27 April 2012

    The innovative teleconference between Ukraine and Russia was carried out in the rank of other promotional activities devoted to the occasion in the two countries. The event made it possible to further raise awareness in the occupational safety and health (OSH) field of tripartite partners and enterprises, as well as get them acquainted with the modern trends in harmonization of national OSH legislation with the ILO and European Union (EU) OSH standards.

March 2012

  1. Event

    30th International Congress on Occupational Health

    18 - 23 March 2012

    The 30th Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) will bring together occupational health researchers and practitioners from all over the world to share and learn from each other the most current advances in the field of occupational health. The theme of the congress is "Occupational health for all: From research to practice" and is based on the belief that all workers require health protection to prevent any occupational disease or injury as part of their human and labor rights.

November 2011

  1. Event

    Special meeting of leading CIS centres

    2 - 3 November 2011

    New OSH information management strategy and global OSH knowledge sharing cooperation.

October 2011

  1. Event

    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. 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