New ICOH Honorary membersOn April 29, 2018 the ICOH General Assembly designated the new ICOH Honorary members. Read more
Marrakesh, Morocco, elected as venue of the 34th ICOH International Congress on Occupational Health.The 34th ICOH International Congress will be held in 2024 in Marrakesh, Morocco, as a result of the vote held in Dublin in conjunction with the 32nd ICOH Congress.
ICOH announces newly elected Officers and Board Members who will serve for the triennium 2018-2021The Officers are: President Dr. Jukka Takala (Finland), Secretary General Prof. Sergio Iavicoli (Italy), Vice President Ms. Claudina Nogueira (South Africa), Vice President Dr. Seong-Kyu Kang (Rep. of Korea), Past President Dr. Kazutaka Kogi (Japan). Read more
ICOH calls for a strong global effort to promote occupational safety and health strategies to prevent TB in high-risk worker populationsDespite decades of global efforts to end tuberculosis (TB), it is still 9th in the top ten causes of death globally, with 10.4 million new cases occurring in 2016. ICOH seeks to bring governments, decision makers, and global health funders on board to recognize that health workers and workers exposed to silica dust are at significantly increased risk for TB and that this occupational risk can be reduced through comprehensive strategies.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2018The International Commission on Occupational Health strongly supports the ILO SafeDay and combined World Day against Child Labour on 28 April. Both causes - elimination of child labour and Safety and Health at work - are in the heart of ICOH ethical, evidence-based and engagement oriented approach.
ICOH President, Dr. Takala, stated the ICOH declaration for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work of 28 April 2018. Read more.
ICOH President Dr. Takala recognized with The Dr. Irving Selikoff Lifetime Achievement AwardThe ICOH President Dr. Jukka Takala has received the prestigious Dr. Irving Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award from Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, in honor of his tireless dedication to increasing awareness about asbestos to eliminate diseases and for research that leads to a cure.
Dr Richard Lemen, US Assistant Surgeon General emeritus handed over the Award, a recognition of Lifetime Achievement of also all global co-colleagues.
ICOH 2018 - Announcement of the ICOH General AssemblyWe are approaching the Congress in Dublin with large attendance. All the ICOH members in good standing are invited to participate in the General Assembly scheduled for Sunday 29 April 2018, Wicklow Hall 2, second floor,
Convention Centre Dublin Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland.
The first meeting call will be at 13:30; The second meeting call will be at 14:00. Check in time will start at 13:00.
Information about the Congress are available at http://icoh2018.org/2018/
ICOH 2018 Congress programme now onlineWe are glad to announce the release of the full ICOH 2018 Congress programme.
The theme is “Occupational Health and Wellbeing: linking research to practice” and includes 11 plenary and 32 semi-plenary invited presentations.
Plenary and Semi-Plenary sessions will encompass a wide range of the latest topics with details of the speakers and their presentations available on wwww.icoh2018.org. Read more
Bid Submission ICOH 2024 - Candidates countriesThe elections to determine the venue of ICOH 2024 Congress will take place at ICOH 2018 in Dublin (April 29 – May 4), after presentations by proposed host countries and taking into consideration the recommendation of the Board (Article 6, section 1 of the Constitution).