Deadline: January 28, 2018
The procedure for bid submission to compete for the venue of future ICOH congresses is indicated in Bye-Law 7, Section 1 that reads:
“Applications for hosting an International Congress should reach the ICOH office at least three months before the first General Assembly of the next International Congress and be signed by at least five members of ICOH in good standing of that country”.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Dr. Leslie Nickels, Chair of the ICOH Scientific Committee on History of Prevention of Occupational and Environmental Diseases (2015-2018), passed away on November 27, 2017, with her loving husband and two daughters at her side. Leslie had been fighting a brave battle against cancer for a number of years, but this did not deter her from her passion for, and valuable contributions to, global occupational and environmental health.Read more
ICOH Secretary-General Prof. Sergio Iavicoli presented the ICOH Statement on the Draft Thirteenth General Programme of Work at the WHO Executive Board Special Session on November 22, 2017.
The statement has been endorsed by the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA).
Read the full text of the statement
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 triennial 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 2018 Congress. A member of the ICOH can be a candidate for one post only at a time.
During the World Congress on Safety and Health at work, which this year was held in Singapore, from 3 to 6 September 2017, the findings from a major project on the Global Estimates and related costs caused by poor health and safety at work presented.Read more