Announcement of the candidates for the elections of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2022-2024

November 26, 2021
The candidates must be eligible under Article 5, section 2 and 8 of the ICOH Constitution. The Officers and the members of the Board shall be elected as set forth in the Bye-Laws for the period separating sessions of the General Assembly. They may be re-elected to the same office for no more than one additional term, with exception of the Secretary-General, who may be elected for more than one additional term. The newly elected Officers take office at the General Assembly convened immediately after the ICOH 2022 Congress. A member of the ICOH can be a candidate for one post only at a time.

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WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury, 2000-2016: Global Monitoring Report

WHO/ILO joint estimates of the work-related burden of disease and injury, 2000-2016: global monitoring report - ICOH
November 8, 2021
In September 2021, with the publication of the global monitoring report, WHO and ILO launched their global comparative risk assessment of the work-related burden of disease. This covers 19 occupational risk factors. It is WHO’s most comprehensive study of work-related burden of disease, and the first ever joint assessment of its kind with ILO.

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ILO Master Fellowship in conjunction with ICOH 2022 digital Congress

In occasion of the ICOH 2022 digital Congress, a partial fellowship to attend the ILO Master in Occupational Safety and Health (International Training Centre of the ILO in collaboration with the University of Turin, Italy) will be assigned for two ICOH candidates from developing countries who will present a scientific contribution at the congress.

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Prof. Pier Alberto Bertazzi passed away

Prof. Pier Alberto Bertazzi passed awayIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Professor Pier Alberto Bertazzi.

Prof. Bertazzi graduated in Medicine in 1971 at the Milan University, Italy. He completed his training at the UNC School of Public Health in Chapel Hill, NC and at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.

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Information for Bid Submission for ICOH 2027 Congress

Deadline: 6 November 2021

The procedure for bid submission to compete for the venue of future ICOH congresses is indicated in Bye-Law 7 and in the Guidelines for Organization of ICOH Congresses.

Given the exceptional situation in the whole world, the deadlines indicated in the Guidelines will be readapted for ICOH 2027. The deadline for bid submission will be 6 November 2021, i.e. three months before the beginning of the ICOH 2022 congress. The required original documentation and electronic version shall be received by ICOH Secretariat General by that date. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.

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Call for nominations for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for the term 2022-2024

The names of the candidates must be submitted ONLY to the e-mail no later than 31 October 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CET. The candidatures submitted to other email addresses will not be considered valid.

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Abstract submission deadline extended to 30 September 2021 - ICOH 2022 digital Congress

We are pleased to inform you that the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 30 September 2021. This allows for more time to prepare and submit your contribution. Don′t miss your chance to share your work with peers and experts from around the world.

New abstract submission deadline is Thursday, 30 September 2021 at 23.59 GMT. Submit your abstract today!

Submit your abstract for the ICOH 2022 digital Congress now - Deadline: 31 August 2021

The abstract submission deadline is fast approaching! Don’t miss the opportunity to present your work at the ICOH 2022 digital Congress.

Abstract submissions close on 31 August 2021 at 23.59 GMT.

Accepted abstracts for oral and poster sessions will be published in an online supplement of “Safety and Health at Work” (SH@W), one of the key international journals in its field and part of the Elsevier Group. Impact Factor: 2.707 (Source: Journal Citation Reports, 2020).

Visit the Congress website and submit your abstract today!

ICOH 2022 early bird registration and call for abstracts are now OPEN

We are proud to announce that the early bird registration and call for abstracts for ICOH 2022 Congress are now open.

All the details regarding registration fees and the abstract submission are available on the Congress website at

Launch of ICOH 2022 Congress Announcement

The Announcement of the 33rd International Congress on Occupational Health, to be held in a fully digital format 6-10 February 2022, is now available. You can download the Congress Announcement here.

Registration and call for abstract will open on June 15.

Please visit the Congress website at for more information.