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Learn from experts and leaders

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

Thank you for being part of World Congress 2017. We hope you’d a fruitful Congress. See you in Canada in 2020!


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XXI World Congress: Daily Highlights

Congress Update

Thank you for making the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017 in Singapore a great success! We hope that the Congress has helped you better understand how all of us can work towards making Vision Zero a reality, how healthy work will impact on healthy life and also the importance of people-centred prevention!

You can view daily video highlights of the World Congress here:

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4


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.

Congress Highlights

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Day 3

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Day 4

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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)