Call for nomination for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2018-2021

We are pleased to announce the call for nomination for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board, triennium 2018-2021.

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ILO Master Fellowship in conjunction with ICOH 2018 Congress

In occasion of the 32nd ICOH Congress a partial fellowship to attend the ILO Master in Occupational Safety and Health (International Training Centre of the ILO Turin School of Development, Turin, Italy) will be assigned for two ICOH candidates from developing countries who will present a scientific contribution to ICOH Congress 2018.

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ICOH Mid-term Meeting
13 – 15 March 2017, Florence, Italy

On March 13-15, 2017 the ICOH Midterm Meeting took place in Florence, Italy. The Italian Workers’ Compensation Authority (INAIL) kindly decided to support ICOH in the organization of the Midterm Meeting, which was hosted in the beautiful historical residence of Villa Tornabuoni Lemmi.

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ICOH International Congress Dublin 2018 (29th April – 4th May, 2018) 2nd Announcement release and Keynote Speakers

We are proud to announce that the 2nd Announcement of ICOH 2018 Congress has been just released. You can download the announcement from the official website of the ICOH Congress 2018 (

The theme is “Occupational Health and Wellbeing: Linking Research to practice”: the congress will be an important occasion to contribute to academic development by sharing state of the art researches, knowledge, and experience in the OSH field.

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Prof. Nikolai Fedotovich Izmerov passed away

On December 23, 2016, Prof. Nikolai Fedotovich Izmerov passed away, a renowned scholar Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a long-time occupational health leader and colleague.

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Interview to president Takala after his experience in Brazil

Please click here in order to read Dr. Takala, ICOH President, interview after his Brazilian mission at the beginning of 2016.

32nd International Congress on Occupational Health ICOH 2018 (April 29 – May 4) – First Announcement released

We are glad to announce that the First Announcement for the ICOH Congress 2018 has been released.

The Congress will be held in Dublin, Ireland from April 29 to May 4, 2018 with the theme “Occupational Health & Wellbeing: linking Research to Practice”.

To view the first announcement, please click here.

Improving Workers’ Health Across the Globe: Advancing the Global Plan of Action for Workers’ Health

We invite you to download the new publication entitled Improving Workers’ Health Across the Globe: Advancing the Global Plan of Action for Workers’ Health at It was jointly published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), USA and the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH), which are collaborating centers in the WHO Global Network of Collaborating Centers for Occupational Health.

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2016

We are proud to celebrate the World Day for Safety and Health at Work with the International Labour Organisation (ILO). We believe that the theme of this year “Workplace Stress – A Collective Challenge” is relevant all over the world.

The International Commission of Occupational Health, ICOH, calls for action to manage stress and psychosocial risks factors at work. While individual workers around the world are affected, we should concentrate on measures at the level of workplace or organisation.

ICOH President, Dr. Takala, stated the ICOH declaration for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work of 28 April 2016.

The ICOH would like to congratulate ILO for an excellent and comprehensive report on Workplace Stress.

Read more about ICOH declaration on World Day for safety and Health at Work.

Memorandum of Understanding on Collaboration ICOH-IALI

The Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration between the International Commission on Occupational Health and the International Association of Labour Inspection has been renewed by the Presidents of the two Associations on March 20, 2016.

Look at the Official Memorandum signed by Dr. Jukka Takala (ICOH) and Mr. Kevin Myers (IALI).