Seoul, Korea elected as venue of the 31st ICOH International Congress

ICOH′s 31st International Congress will be held in 2015 in Seoul, Korea as a result of the vote held in Cape Town in conjunction to the 29th ICOH Congress.
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New ICOH honorary members

On March 22nd 2009, ICOH General Assembly designated the new ICOH honorary members.

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New guidelines for ICOH scientific committees and good association practice

On March 22nd 2009, ICOH Board Members adopted two new important guidelines presented during the 1st Board Meeting held in Cape Town. The New Guidelines for ICOH Scientific Committees respond to new emerged needs of ICOH SCs, backbones of ICOH activities. They are the results of a long reviewing process lead by ICOH Past Vice President, Dr. Marilyn Fingerhut.

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ICOH - IALI

The Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration between the International Commission on Occupational Health and the International Association of Labour Inspection was signed on March 1, 2009.

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ICOH 2006 - 2008 Triennial Report

ICOH 2006 - 2008 Triennial Report is now available on the web. Please click here to download the file.

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New Scientific Committee on Women, Health and Work

Vice President, Marilyn Fingerhut is calling for involvement in the new ICOH Scientific Committee on Women, Health and Work (SCWHW). The creation of this new Committee was decided and approved by the ICOH Board at its mid-term meeting in Hamburg in March 2008. The activities of SCWHW will start at ICOH2009 in Cape Town. Download PDF.

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Trade Unions and World Occupational and Public Health Leaders Speak Out

Three of the world′s leading organizations representing trade unions, occupational health and public health organizations will ask their membership organizations throughout the world to ask Health Ministers to support the WHO "Global Plan of Action on Worker′s Health".*The Plan will be discussed at the World Health Assembly next 14-23 May in Geneva, Switzerland.

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ICOH - ISSA

The Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration between the International Commission on Occupational Health and the International Social Security Association was agreed during the XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work held in Korea (June 29- July 2, 2008). Look at the Official Memorandum signed by the ICOH President, Prof. Jorma Rantanen and Mr. Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, Secretary of the International Social Security Association.

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ICOH on World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2008

The globalizing work life sets continuously new challenges in both the industrialized and the developing world to International Organizations, National Authorities, Trade Unions, Employers and Occupational Health and Safety Professionals in the protection of the health and safety of Workers.

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ICOH Code of Ethics has been adopted by Italian Legislation

ICOH International Code of Ethics for OH Professionals has been adopted as term of reference in the new Framework Act for occupational safety and health ("Decreto legislativo 81/08") signed by the President of the Italian Republic on April 9, 2008. We trust that after the Argentinean adoption, this is a new important recognition of the Code of Ethics and the Organization itself."

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