ICOH Life Achievement Award

During the Opening Ceremony of the ICOH 2012 Congress in Cancun, the ICOH Secretary General, Dr. Sergio Iavicoli, awarded Prof. Jorma Rantanen, ICOH Past President, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to research impact on prevention and policies in the field of Occupational Safety and Health and of his remarkable and excellent support to ICOH revitalization and impact at international level worldwide.


ICOH CONGRESS 2012 Cancun, Mexico

From 18th to 23rd March 2012 the ICOH Congress 2012 took place in Cancun, Mexico.

The Congress had a great success thanks to the attendance of 1745 participants among professionals and students in OHS field and over 1000 scientific contributions.
The varied and high qualified scientific programme determined a serious commitment and stimulated a real interest by all the participants.
Additionally, it has been an important occasion to share experiences and acknowledgement on Occupational Health field and to increase ICOH membership as an high number of new members was recruited during the Congress.

A warm thanks goes to the Organizing Committee and all those people who dedicated time and hard work to organize this successful event.
Participants can be able to print attendance certificate using ICOH 2012 website.


ICOH 2009-2011 Triennial Report

ICOH Triennial Report is now available on the web.

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ICOH 2012 - Announcement and Agenda of the ICOH General Assembly

We are approaching the Congress in Cancun with large attendance. We take the opportunity to invite all ICOH members in good standing to participate in the General Assembly scheduled for Sunday 18th March at 2:00 p.m. (check in time from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.), Room Gran Cancun 1 at the Cancun Center Conventions & Exhibitions Boulevard Kukulcan KM. 9 1er Piso - Zona Hotelera C.P. 77500, Cancn, Quintana Roo, Mxico.

The Programme of the Congress is available at the webpage www.icohcongress2012cancun.org.


Bid Submission ICOH 2018 - Candidates countries

The elections to determine the venue of ICOH 2018 Congress will take place at ICOH 2012 in Cancun next 18-23 March, after presentations by proposed host countries and taking into consideration the recommendation of the Board (Article 6, section 1 of the Constitution).


ICOH 2012 venue moved to Cancun, Mexico

Based on the concerns of several ICOH members and travel advices issued by some Government Institutions regarding security issues in the Monterrey area in Mexico, and in consideration of the analysis made by the ICOH Officers and the National Organizing Committee, ICOH Board decided during the meeting held on February 2, 2011 in Milan, to move the congress venue to the city of Cancun, Mexico.
The dates and the scientific programme will remain the same. All the relevant information are online on ICOH 2012 Congress website.


ICOH election tenure 2012-2014

Announcement of the candidates for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2012-2014.

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ICOH declaration on World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2011

The International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) renews its call for joint actions for developing occupational health and safety programmes meeting the changing needs at the workplace in globalizing economy.

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Working Group on Nanomaterial Workers Health

At the ICOH midterm meeting in February 2011, a proposal was supported to develop a Working Group on Nanomaterial Workers Health. Members of ICOH who are interested in this topic and in developing a plan of action for the Working Group, ultimately leading the formation of a Scientific Committee, are requested to contact the organizers.

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Successful inclusion of young workers into WHO Executive Board Child Injury Prevention Resolution!!!!!!!!

The joint statement of the ICOH, IEA and IOHA regarding inclusion of young workers in the WHO Child Injury Prevention draft resolution that was made at the May 2010 Executive Board meeting in Geneva was the initiation of efforts that resulted in success at the January 2011 meeting!

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