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.

ICOH 2022 Congress goes virtual

ICOH is pleased to announce that the ICOH 33rd International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH 2022) will be held in a new virtual format on February 6-10, 2022.

In consideration of the exceptional circumstances due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the ICOH 2022 Congress will be organized by ICOH with the support of the Australian National Organizing Committee in the role of Co-Organizers.

The virtual congress will be a high level experience in terms of scientific contents and interaction, with networking and engagement opportunities.

The virtual format will ensure wider accessibility as it will give to the whole OSH community the possibility to attend, especially to developing countries.

The new Announcement of the Congress will be sent out very soon.

We invite you to follow our website and social media to get updates on ICOH 2022.

ICOH Statements at the 74th World Health Assembly

Dr. Jukka Takala (ICOH President) and Prof. Jorma Rantanen (former ICOH President) are representing ICOH at the 74th World Health Assembly (WHA) taking place from 24 May 2021 to 1 June 2021 in a virtual format.

On this occasion, two ICOH statements were submitted to highlight the importance of successful prevention and management of the COVID-19 pandemic at work, one for the agenda item 13.4 “Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property” and a second one for the agenda item 17 “Public health emergencies: preparedness and response”.

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