ICOH 2022 - Announcement of the ICOH General Assembly

January 27, 2022
We are approaching the Congress with large attendance. The ICOH members in good standing attending the ICOH 2022 digital Congress are invited to participate in the General Assembly scheduled for Sunday 6 February 2022, from 13:00 to 15:00 CET.

The first meeting call will be at 12:50 CET. The second meeting call will be at 13:00 CET.

The check-in time will start at 12.45.

The 2nd General Assembly will be held on Thursday, 10 February 2022, at 15:00 CET.

The General Assemblies will be live streamed on the Congress digital platform. The ICOH members in good standing attending the ICOH 2022 digital Congress will be allowed to access the livestream through the Congress digital platform.

For further information on the ICOH 2022 digital Congress, please visit www.icoh2022.net.


Bids for ICOH 2027 Congress venue

January 26, 2022
The elections to determine the venue of ICOH 2027 Congress will take place during the ICOH 2022 digital
Congress (February 6-10, 2022), 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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Elections of ICOH Officers and Board members for the tenure 2022-2024 now open

January 11, 2022
The elections of ICOH Officers and Board members for the tenure 2022-2024 will be held in electronic format from 11 January 2022 to 31 January 2022.

ICOH members having paid their membership fees by no later than 6 February 2021 will have the right of voting.

The login credentials to the electronic voting systems were sent to the entitled members on 10 January 2022.

The electronic voting system is very simple and intuitive. Instructions for the electronic voting system can be downloaded here.

For further assistance, please contact us at icoh.elections@inail.it


Announcement of the candidates for the elections of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2022-2024

November 26, 2021
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 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 2022 Congress. A member of the ICOH can be a candidate for one post only at a time.

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WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury, 2000-2016: Global Monitoring Report

WHO/ILO joint estimates of the work-related burden of disease and injury, 2000-2016: global monitoring report - ICOH
November 8, 2021
In September 2021, with the publication of the global monitoring report, WHO and ILO launched their global comparative risk assessment of the work-related burden of disease. This covers 19 occupational risk factors. It is WHOs most comprehensive study of work-related burden of disease, and the first ever joint assessment of its kind with ILO.

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ILO Master Fellowship in conjunction with ICOH 2022 digital Congress

In occasion of the ICOH 2022 digital Congress, a partial fellowship to attend the ILO Master in Occupational Safety and Health (International Training Centre of the ILO in collaboration with the University of Turin, Italy) will be assigned for two ICOH candidates from developing countries who will present a scientific contribution at the congress.

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Prof. Pier Alberto Bertazzi passed away

Prof. Pier Alberto Bertazzi passed awayIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Professor Pier Alberto Bertazzi.

Prof. Bertazzi graduated in Medicine in 1971 at the Milan University, Italy. He completed his training at the UNC School of Public Health in Chapel Hill, NC and at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.

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Information for Bid Submission for ICOH 2027 Congress

Deadline: 6 November 2021

The procedure for bid submission to compete for the venue of future ICOH congresses is indicated in Bye-Law 7 and in the Guidelines for Organization of ICOH Congresses.

Given the exceptional situation in the whole world, the deadlines indicated in the Guidelines will be readapted for ICOH 2027. The deadline for bid submission will be 6 November 2021, i.e. three months before the beginning of the ICOH 2022 congress. The required original documentation and electronic version shall be received by ICOH Secretariat General by that date. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.

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Call for nominations for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for the term 2022-2024

The names of the candidates must be submitted ONLY to the e-mail icoh.elections@inail.it no later than 31 October 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CET. The candidatures submitted to other email addresses will not be considered valid.

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Abstract submission deadline extended to 30 September 2021 - ICOH 2022 digital Congress

We are pleased to inform you that the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 30 September 2021. This allows for more time to prepare and submit your contribution. Don′t miss your chance to share your work with peers and experts from around the world.

New abstract submission deadline is Thursday, 30 September 2021 at 23.59 GMT. Submit your abstract today!