ICOH Code of Ethics third edition is finally out for download

All participants to ICOH Congress 2015 will receive an hard copy of the Code in the congress kit, while the dissemination and translation into languages other than English and French, will start from the new triennium. Since its first publishing, ICOH Code of Ethics was widely recognized, and it is intended to guide all those who carry out occupational health activities and to set a reference level on the basis of which their performance can be assessed.

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Bid Submission ICOH 2021 - Candidates countries

The elections to determine the venue of ICOH 2021 Congress will take place at ICOH 2015 in Seoul (May 31 – June 5), after presentations by proposed host countries and taking into consideration the recommendation of the Board (Article 6, section 1 of the Constitution).

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Professor Giovanni Berlinguer passed away

On April 7 Professor Giovanni Berlinguer passed away, a prominent international scientist, educator, and policy maker in the field of occupational and public health.

Prof. René Mendes homage to Prof. Giovanni Berlinguer

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ICOH International Congress Seoul 2015 (May 31 – June5, 2015) 3rd Announcement

The 3rd Announcement of ICOH 2015 Congress has been just released. You can also download the announcement from the official website of the ICOH Congress 2015 (www.icoh2015.org). With the theme of “Global Harmony for Occupational Health: Bridge the World”, the 2015 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.

Click here to download the 3rd Announcement.


ICOH Elections – Deadline for returning ballots April 30, 2015

The elections procedure is in progress. Lots of ballots have already reached ICOH Secretariat and they will be scrutinized on the occasion of the ICOH 2015 Congress by the Scrutinizers Committee.

All ballots were sent to all ICOH Members having the right to vote (ICOH Members in good standing as of 31 May, 2014) on January 2015 by regular mail. Those who have not received it can directly contact the ICOH Secretariat by email (icoh@inail.it) and as soon as possible another ballot will be sent to you.

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ILO Master Fellowship in conjunction with ICOH 2015 Congress

In occasion of the 31st 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 2015.

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ICOH Elections – Tenure 2015-2017

Announcement of the candidates for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2015-2017.

The candidates must be eligible under Article 5, section 2 and 8 of the ICOH Constitution. The Officers and the members of the Board shall be elected as set forth in the Bye-Laws for the triennial period separating sessions of the General Assembly. They may be re-elected to the same office for no more than one additional term, with exception of the Secretary-General, who may be elected for more than one additional term. The newly elected Officers take office at the General Assembly convened immediately after the ICOH 2015 Congress.

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WHO is looking for occupational health and safety experts in Ebola response in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

WHO is looking for occupational health and safety experts in Ebola response in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Minimum 3 months, with possibility for extension. The vacancy notice is available at https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=30814&vaclng=en


Call for occupational health consultancy, WHO Global Workers’ Health Programme, Geneva (Switzerland)

WHO is looking for a motivated specialist in occupational health to help develop global strategy, minimum requirements and resource pack for strengthening the protection of workers’ health in low-income informal sector. The deadline for application is 26 September 2014.

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Wonca and ICOH statement on workers and their families

The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) and the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) issued a joint statement on workers’ health on June 27,2014, which forms a good basis for the cooperation between the two organizations.

Look at the WONCA/ICOH Statement.