Events & meetings

April 2017

  1. Event

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work - Poster

    28 April 2017

    This poster is a low resolution version. It is adequate for quality A4 or A3 page printing. The posters may be reproduced in their entirety and without adaptation or alteration. The unaltered poster may also be inserted within a larger poster prepared by another organization with appropriate wording saying, for example, that it "joins", "supports", or "is committed to" the ILO campaign on the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  2. Event

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work - Toolbox

    28 April 2017

    As part of the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work campaign, the ILO has compiled a list of reference materials to assist social partners and all relevant stakeholders in improving the collection and use of reliable occupational safety and health (OSH) data, in particular for the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases. These documents include guidance materials, such as codes of practice and guides; international labour standards; good practices at country level; strategy documents and reports; and databases.

April 2016

  1. Work place stress

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2016 - Workplace Stress: a collective challenge

    28 April 2016

    This year, “Workplace Stress: a collective challenge” is the theme of the campaign of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The report will draw attention to current global trends on work-related stress and its impact.

October 2015

  1. 34th International A+A Congress – Safety, Health, Ergonomics

    ILO/ISSA International Conference

    28 - 29 October 2015

    Challenges and solutions in a global economy – Global action for prevention

  2. © Belga Photo N. Maeterlinck 2020


    Tripartite Sectoral Meeting on Safety and Health in the Road Transport Sector

    12 - 16 October 2015

    Government, employer and worker representatives met at ILO headquarters in Geneva to discuss priority safety and health issues in both passenger and freight road transport.

June 2015

  1. Global Harmony for Occupational Health: Bridge the World

    31st International Congress on Occupational Health

    31 May - 5 June 2015

    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.

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.

April 2015

  1. Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2015 – Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH

    28 April 2015

    A national occupational safety and health culture is one in which the right to a safe and healthy working environment is respected at all levels, where governments, employers and workers actively participate in securing a safe and healthy working environment through a system of defined rights, responsibilities and duties, and where the highest priority is accorded to the principle of prevention.

December 2014

  1. Gaps, Challenges and Developments

    International Conference on Occupational Radiation Protection: Enhancing the Protection of Workers

    1 - 5 December 2014

    The conference aims to focus efforts in this area and to maximize the positive impact of future international work. It offers an opportunity to stakeholders involved in the implementation, management and/or development of occupational radiation protection policies to share and discuss experiences. The conference will be organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and co-sponsored by the ILO, in cooperation with several other international organizations.

November 2014

  1. Ciseo 2014

    International Conference on Occupational Ergonomics and Health

    26 - 28 November 2014

    Ciseo 2014 is the ideal place to learn, discuss and form alliances with professionals, where a whole community will work for health and occupational ergonomics. In this event, experiences and knowledge will be shared, a binomial key to ensure people's health and welfare. This is a great opportunity to integrate international successful strategies into the reality of Latin American countries.

  2. Webinar

    Safety and Health in the Construction Sector- Overcoming the Challenges

    7 November 2014

    A one hour webinar with ILO experts dealing with occupational safety health and the construction sector to discuss the challenges of protecting workers. The webinar aims to provide practical guidance to enterprises wishing to make health and safety an integral part of their business model.

October 2014

  1. Event

    Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health

    13 - 17 October 2014

  2. 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