ICOH 2021 Congress in Melbourne, Australia (21-26 March 2021) - 2nd Announcement release and Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to announce you that the 2nd Announcement of the ICOH 2021 Congress has been released. (Download)

With the theme ‘Sharing Solutions in Occupational Health: Locally, Regionally, Globally’, ICOH 2021 will bring together occupational health researchers, practitioners and policy makers from around the world to share their collective knowledge about improving worker health and safety at the largest occupational health congress in the world.

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Coronaviruses are a group of viruses belonging to the family of Coronaviridae, which infect both animals and humans. Human coronaviruses can cause mild disease similar to a common cold, while others cause more severe disease (such as MERS - Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and SARS – Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome). A new coronavirus that previously has not been identified in humans emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019.

WHO is working closely with global experts, governments and partners to rapidly expand scientific knowledge on this new virus and to provide timely advice on measures to protect people’s health and prevent the spread of this outbreak.

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WHO’s call for Consultant - Technical Editor/Writer

Within the frame of the development of the joint estimates of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) of the work-related burden of disease and injury (WHO/ILO Joint Estimates), WHO is looking for a an outstanding scientific editor or writer with a track record in publishing in academic journals.

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ICOH Heritage Repository of all Congress proceedings online

As a result of a two-year project, the ICOH Heritage Repository has been released. The Repository is a large digital archive created to preserve and share at the same time a precious heritage in the field of international occupational health, also relevant from the historiographical point of view. It consists of all the congress proceedings of the 32 ICOH Congresses, starting from ICOH foundation in 1906 to the present time. The Repository includes more than 20,000 scientific papers available for download in Acrobat Reader format and more than 50,000 authors listed. Therefore, the Repository represents the most complete collection of scientific contributions in Occupational Medicine available today. The Repository is accessible from a dedicated box in the homepage of the ICOH website.


11 – 13 February 2020, Rome, Italy
On February 11-13, 2020 the ICOH Midterm Meeting will take place in Rome, Italy. The Italian Workers’ Compensation Authority (INAIL) kindly decided to support ICOH in the organization of the Midterm Meeting, which will be hosted in the historical building of Via IV Novembre.

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ICOH 2021 Congress – First announcement

ICOH 2021 Congress – First announcementWe are pleased to inform you that the First Announcement of the ICOH 2021 Congress has been released.
The ICOH 2021 Congress will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 21 to 26 March 2021.

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UN Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage: the importance of Occupational Health

On September 23, ICOH Secretary-General Prof. Sergio Iavicoli participated in the High-Level Meeting at the United Nations, for the adoption of the UN Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage by Heads of State and Government.

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ICOH Secretary-General at International Conference of Occupational Health Services – Taipei, September 2-3, 2019

The ICOH Secretary-General Prof. Sergio Iavicoli was invited as a speaker to the International Conference of Occupational Health Services, an event with a focus on mental health, held in Taipei on September 2-3, 2019. On this occasion, Prof. Iavicoli gave two lectures on mental health, one on work-related stress and the other on psychosocial risk factors.

ICOH Officers meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa - August 3-4, 2019

ICOH Officers meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa - August 3-4, 2019An ICOH Officers meeting was held in Johannesburg, South Africa on August 3-4, 2019, in conjunction with the SASOM-MEDICHEM Joint Congress 2019.
The meeting aimed at a review of the progress of the ICOH activities, including the work of National Secretaries and Scientific Committees, and planning of the next actions. The Officers also discussed the main issues in preparation of the next ICOH 2021 Congress and the Midterm meeting to be held in 2020.

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Prof. Marko Saric passed away

Prof. Marko Saric passed awayIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of the ICOH Honorary Member Professor, Academician, Marko Saric of Croatia. Marko was a distinguished professor, Institute Director and Academician in Croatia, in the famous Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Andrea Stampar School of Medicine.

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