About The Congress


  • Provide a forum for the exchange of knowledge, practices and experience between participants with the aim of promoting safety and health at work.
  • Reinforce and build networks and alliances while laying the groundwork for cooperation and strengthening relationships among all concerned.
  • Provide a platform for the development of knowledge and strategic and practical ideas that can be immediately put into use.

When and Where Do We Meet?

Date: 3-6 September 2017
Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Who Should Attend?

Everyone who is interested and deals with workplace safety and health issues at work.

  • High-level government officials, high-level decision-makers in the public and private sectors;
  • Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and labour leaders;
  • Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) professionals such as safety engineers, safety technicians,
  • Occupational hygienists, scientists, and so on;
  • Occupational physicians and others dealing with occupational medicine;
  • Labour inspectors and safety and health inspectors;
  • Instructors, trainers and teachers in the field of OSH education;
  • Trade unions, workers and their representatives;
  • Employers and their organisations, including human resource (HR) managers;
  • Social security institutions;
  • Public and private OSH organisations;
  • International and regional organisations;
  • Manufacturers and importers of safety materials and safety equipment;
  • Experts in communication and public relations; and
  • Media representatives and journalists.

Other Information

Congress Languages
The official World Congress 2017 languages are English, French, German and Spanish. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in all keynote and technical sessions. The language of the symposia will be English. Interpretation into other World Congress 2017 languages may be provided.