XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work
Save the Date! The XXII World Congress on Safety & Health at Work will take place from September 20-23, 2021
20 - 23 September 2021
For the first time in its history the World Congress will be held as an online event bringing together thousands of delegates from around the world.
20-23 September 2021
20 - 23 September 2021
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.
COVID-19 and OSH
5 - 6 October 2020
Join us in October for this important event focusing on COVID‐19 and occupational safety and health (OSH), where international expert leaders from governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations and research institutions will examin the role prevention is playing in shaping the future world of work in light of the pandemic.
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.
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.
Global Forum for Prevention
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.
11 - 15 September 2011
Building a Global Prevention Culture for a Healthy and Safe Future
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.
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".