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as they share ideas and tips on improving workplace safety and health performance

Safety and health at work

is about protecting our workers so that they can return home safe and healthy to their loved ones every day

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at the Global Forum for Prevention in Singapore in 2017

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27 August 2017
(1-Day Pass is NOW available)

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16 July 2017

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Free registration for trade visitors to the International Safety and Health Exhibition

Congress Updates

The Trade Visitor registration to the International Safety & Health Exhibition is now open! See and experience the latest technological innovations and solutions in the safety and health industry!

Registration for trade visitors is FREE! Click here to register for your Trade Visitor pass now!

For more information on exhibitors, click here.


Realising a Global Vision of Prevention!

Congress Update

Prominent thought leaders and OSH practitioners will gather at the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017 to discuss how we can realise a global vision of prevention. Speakers include:

  • Ms Pirkko Mattila, Minister of Social Affairs and Health, Finland;
  • Mr Guy Ryder, Director General, ILO;
  • Mr Ezequiel Sabor, Secretary, Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Argentina;
  • Dr Joachim Breuer, President, ISSA;
  • Mr Kevin Myers, President, IALI; and
  • Dr Christa Sedlatschek, Executive Director, EU-OSHA.

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About the Congress

Singapore: The Host of the 2017 World Congress

The 2017 World Congress

The World Congress on Safety and Health at Work opens its doors every three years. Each time, a different country is the host. The XXI World Congress will be held from 3 to 6 September 2017 in Singapore. It offers a platform for the exchange of information and views to experts in occupational safety and health, representatives of enterprises and workers (the social partners), decision-makers in governments and public authorities, and anyone else active in the area of occupational safety and health.

Motto: A Global Vision of Prevention


The XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017 in Singapore will be organised by the Occupational Safety and Health Division, Ministry of Manpower, Singapore, as the national host, in conjunction with the International Labour Organization and the International Social Security Association.

Join us for the XXI World Congress on 3-6 September 2017 at The Marina Bay Sands.



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We now have one-day pass available at $300! Day-pass* registrants are welcomed to attend the opening ceremony, welcome reception and technical tours (subject to availability).

*If you wish to join us for Singapore Night on 5 Sep, all you need to do is to top up $200 to your one-day pass.

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Contact Us

XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017 Secretariat
T: +65 6411 6690
F: +65 6496 5599
E: secretariat@safety2017singapore.com
Opening Hours: 9am – 6pm (GMT+8)