ICOH announces newly elected officers and board members who will serve for triennium 2012-2015

The Officers are: President Dr. Kazutaka Kogi, Secretary General Dr. Sergio Iavicoli, Vice President Ms. Suvi Lehtinen, Vice President Prof. Bonnie Rogers, Past President Prof. Jorma Rantanen

The newly elected Board Members are: Dr. Marilyn Fingerhut (USA), Prof. Giovanni Costa (Italy), Prof. Peter Westerholm (Sweden), Prof. Harri Vainio (Finland), Dr. Timo Leino (Finland), Prof. Malcolm Sim (Australia), Prof. Yves Roquelaure (France), Dr. Elia Enriquez (Mexico), Prof. Norito Kawakami (Japan), Prof. Monique Frings-Dresen (The Netherlands), Ms. Claudina Nogueira ( South Africa), Dr. Andrew Curran (United Kingdom), Dr. Mary Ross (South Africa), Dr. Edoardo Santino (Brazil), Dr. Seong-Kyu Kang (Republic of Korea), Dr. Patabendi Abeytunga (Canada).

Dublin, Ireland, elected as venue of the 32nd ICOH international congress

ICOH′s 32nd International Congress will be held in 2018 in Dublin, Ireland as a result of the vote held in Cancun in conjunction to the 30th ICOH Congress.

ICOH Cancun Charter on Occupation Health for all

During the Second General Assembly on March 23rd 2012, Prof. Jorma Rantanen presented the Cancun Charter on Occupational Health for all as key document among the outputs of the successful Congress held in Cancun.

The Cancun Charter has been signed by the ICOH Past President Prof. Jorma Rantanen, the ICOH President Dr. Kazutaka Kogi, the ICOH Secretary General Dr. Sergio Iavicoli and the ICOH 2012 Congress President Dr. Jorge Morales Camino.
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New ICOH Honorary members

On March 18th 2012, the ICOH General Assembly designated the new ICOH honorary members.

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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.