27-30 November 2023
27 - 30 November 2023
The XXIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work (WCSHW), jointly organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Government of Australia, Safework New South Wales and the International Social Security Association (ISSA), will be held in Australia, 27-30 November 2023. The theme of this year's World Congress is “Shaping change. Collaborating for a heathier and safer world of work”.
Global Coalition Side Event to the XXII World Congress, 2021
Contribution of Occupational Safety and Health professionals and Occupational Health Services in a changing World of Work
24 September 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated on-going changes and shed light on the risks associated to emerging disruptive situations, such as new pandemics and climate change effects. Ensuring continuity of businesses operations while protecting the safety and health of workers has put in evidence the need of having agile and innovative responses to address existing and upcoming risks.
20 - 23 September 2021
Co-organized by the ILO, the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA), the XXII World Congress will embrace the theme of ‘Prevention in the Connected Age: global solutions to achieve safe and healthy work for all’.
XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work - Side event
18 September 2021
This high-level digital event is jointly organized by the ILO and Nordic countries on the eve of the XXII World Congress organized by the ILO, ISSA, Canada and partners. The event will be open for all World Congress participants and other occupational safety and health (OSH) experts worldwide, as well as the general public. The webinar, organized by ILO and the Nordic countries, will present the latest research on the unpredictable world of work and proactive preventive actions to ensure Decent and Safe Work. The event will include remarks from high-level guests, including ILO Director General Guy Ryder.
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".