Global Harmony for Occupational Health: Bridge the World

31st International Congress on Occupational Health

The 31st International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH Congress 2015) will be held under the motto "Global Harmony for Occupational Health: Bridge the world", which will be realized by active participation and cooperation of global occupational health professionals and leaders.

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Ms Nancy Leppink - Chief of the ILO Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch - speech at the ICOH Global Policy Forum
ICOH Congress 2015 will provide participants with various opportunities to exchange the latest knowledge and information on occupational safety and health (OSH) by holding five parallel conferences. The Policy Forum will be held to map out strategies for the future challenge in OSH in Asian and global perspectives. The International Safety and Health Exhibition will serve as a good chance to introduce and learn state-of-the-art technology and equipment related to occupational health and safety.

Congress objectives

  • Contributing to academic development by sharing state of the art researches, knowledge, and experience in the OSH field
  • Reinforcing mutual cooperation by bolstering the solidarity of the global OSH professionals
  • Laying a platform to advance practical knowledge in the OSH field


Scientific programs of the ICOH Congress 2015 cover 50 OSH topics including main topics of 35 ICOH Scientific Committees and the parallel conferences.

Topic: Rural Health
Special Session
The New ILO List of Occupational Diseases: Application and Worldwide Impact


Congress history

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ICOH Congress 2015
The International Congress on Occupational Health was started as a congress to prevent the industrial accident and occupational disease in Milan, Italy, 1906. It is the world's largest international congress in the field of the occupational health in which OSH experts gather together every three years to provide new knowledge and information about accident prevention and share experience about the prevention of industrial accident and occupational disease and good practices with each other.