Events and meetings

May 2013

  1. 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. 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.

March 2013

  1. The Impact of Domestic Violence in the Workplace

    6 March 2013

    An ILO event co-sponsored with the Australian Mission to the UN

November 2012

  1. Lunch-time conference: "Safety and Health at Work: hopes and challenges"

    28 November 2012

    Lunchtime conference organized by the European Commission's External cooperation Information portal, presenting the European Commission/ ILO joint project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda", implemented in five pilot countries: Honduras, Malawi, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Zambia.

April 2012

  1. Commemorating the World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Interactive Talkshow on OSH and SMEs in Indonesia

    25 April 2012

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Indonesia have become a significant support to the sustainable development of the economy and important channel to adsorb surplus labour forces. However, the SMEs are still facing many challenges. One of them is how to raise productivity while improving occupational safety and health and working conditions.

September 2011

  1. XIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

    11 - 15 September 2011

    Building a Global Prevention Culture for a Healthy and Safe Future

April 2011

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work – 28 April 2011

    28 April 2011

    The 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses 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. The ILO has prepared a report to serve as a background to this theme, a poster and other promotional materials for the occasion and invites you to join us in promoting this important day.

  2. 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.

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