Date(s) of Conference:
September 11-15, 2011
Working in a safe and healthy environment is among the most fundamental human rights of the working people in the world. Within this framework, the World Congress aims at contributing to ensure the sharing of knowledge and good practices in the field of occupational safety and health among developing countries, countries with economies in transition and developed countries.
Once more it will be emphasized through the World Congress that occupational safety and health is also of utmost importance for both employees and society due to the process of economic change faced by the world in recent years.
The XIX World Congress focuses on four main topics under the motto of “Building a Global Prevention Culture for a Healthy and Safe Future”:
I. Comprehensive, Proactive and Preventative Approaches to Safety and Health at Work
II. Systems Approach for Occupational Safety and Health
III. Social Dialogue, Partnerships and Innovation on Occupational Safety and Health
IV. New Challenges in a Changing World of Work and the Global Economy