Project on Global Estimates of Injuries and Ill-Health at Work and related Cost Estimates: early findings presented at the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

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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. The project was carried out by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH), the WSH Institute in Singapore, the Singapore Ministry of Manpower, EU-OSHA and the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH). Throughout the project, steps were taken to identify and evaluate the best available data in the EU and worldwide, and an estimation method was developed and applied. Deaths, injuries, illnesses and Disability Adjusted Life Years at work were calculated and results presented. This work continues and interested parties and invited to contribute for future updates. Further details will be published in an appropriate manner.

Please find below the project background documents for download.

WSHI Poster Format A0 Global Cost Estimate (BK)(JT)(BK)(WJ).pdf
IALI Conference Takala Sep 2017rev1.pdf
S24 Symposium 2017 rev1.pdf
High Level Special Event 2017rev2.pdf
Report Global Estimates of Occupational Accidents and Work-related Illnesses 2017 rev1.pdf
CEJOEM Comparative analysis published 23_1-2_Article_01.pdf
Safety and health at work - EU-OSHA - Work-related accidents and injuries cost EU €476 billion a year according to new global estimates - 2017-09-01.pdf