Events & meetings

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

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    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

  2. Event

    XIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work: "Building a Global Prevention Culture for a Healthy and Safe Future"

    11 - 15 September 2011

    The World Congress, organized every three years since 1955, provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge, practices and experiences for all occupational safety and health specialists, employers and managers, trade unions, public administration, insurance and social security professionals, manufacturers and importers, as well as anyone with an interest in safety and health at work.

  3. Event

    49th annual meeting of CIS centres

    11 September 2011

    The meeting addressed the current activities, the new information management strategy, the development of information resources, and the communication within the network.

June 2011

  1. Event

    International Forum on Occupational Health and Safety: Policies, Profiles and Services

    20 - 22 June 2011

    The aim of the International Forum is to look into occupational safety and health policies and profiles and make an inventory, and then to continue with the introduction and further development of occupational health services, Basic Occupational Health Services in particular. In addition, time is reserved for discussing the practical tools for solutions and good practices. Our intention is to come up with recommendations for further actions for more sustainable solutions in the world of work.

May 2011

  1. Event

    16th Meeting of the Inter-Agency Committee on Radiation Safety

    12 - 13 May 2011

    The IACRS meeting is a regular working mechanism through which member organizations coordinate their work on radiation protection. The Secretariat of the IACRS used to be ensured by participating organizations on a rotating basis.

  2. Event

    2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Zambia

    28 April - 12 May 2011

    In Zambia, the World Day for Occupational Safety and Health was celebrated at both national and enterprise level.

April 2011

  1. Event

    2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Japan

    28 April 2011

    World Day in 2011 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. Marking the day, ILO Office for Japan has created a Japanese portal page listing links to relevant information including past year events of the Day, ILO 2001 Guidelines on occupational safety and health management systems and OSHMS in Japan, thematic information on occupational safety and health as well as Japanese translation of the 2011 World Day report and other related materials.

  2. Event

    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.

  3. Event

    2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Ukraine

    31 March - 28 April 2011

    The period before the World Day for Safety and Health at Work witnessed a number of events held in Ukraine in commemoration of the 28th of April. The events were widely covered by the media.