Key Dates

SafeYouth@Work Media Competition Deadline
17 July 2017

World Congress & Trade Exhibition Online Registration Deadline
27 August 2017

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6 CPD points by BOA-SIA
15 CEP points by DOSH, Malaysia
18 PDU points by PEB
30 SDU points by SISO
12 CPE points by SNB

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Dear Sir/Madam,

The XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017 will be held from 3 to 6 September, at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands. This year, with the motto "A Global Vision of Prevention", 4,000 international and local occupational safety and health (OSH) delegates will gather to share their OSH experience, knowledge and best practices.

Have you registered?

1-Day pass* is now available:

Delegate Regular and Onsite Rate
1-Day Pass* S$300
1-Day Pass and Singapore Night** S$500

*1-day passes are available for 4, 5 or 6 Sep (Days 2 to 4) of World Congress. Day-pass registrants are welcome to attend the opening ceremony, welcome reception and technical tours. Registration for Technical Tours on 6 Sep (Day 4) is subject to availability.
**If you purchase a 1-day pass for 4, 5 or 6 Sep (Days 2 to 4), you can top up S$200 to attend the Singapore Night on 5 Sep.

Book your accommodation

Registered delegates will enjoy preferential rates at Marina Bay Sands—the official Congress hotel. Enjoy the convenience of staying within walking distance from the Congress centre and enjoy Marina Bay Sands' worldclass facilities and service. Click here for more information.

Click here to register for World Congress 2017 today!

3 Keynotes, 6 Technical Sessions and 32 Symposia!

Join us at the World Congress to engage and garner insights from our renowned faculty of speakers, and share best practices and experiences with your fellow OSH professionals.

Mr Wong Weng Sun
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sembcorp Marine Ltd
Mr Heng Chiang Gnee
Workplace Safety and Health Council
Ms Pirkko Mattila
Minister of Social Affairs and Health

Technical Sessions Speaker

T4: Total workplace safety and health

Speakers from different regions and countries will share experiences and challenges in implementing occupational health services or what is called Total WSH services in Singapore.


Dame Carol Black
Newnham College, Cambridge
United Kingdom

T5: The future of prevention–"The fourth industrial revolution"

The digital economy is a game changer and is often referred to as the fourth industrial revolution. Robots working side by side with human beings are no longer a utopia but already exist.


Mr Jürgen Schulin
ISSA Section on Machine and Systems Safety

T6: Regional networks and approaches to a safe and healthy workplace

With increased mobility in businesses and labour across international borders, there is a need to ensure that good occupational safety and health standards are maintained.


Dr Alan Chan
Vice Chairman
Occupational Safety and Health Council,
Hong Kong, SAR, China

For the full list of Technical Sessions, click here.

Symposia Speaker

S13. OSH in the informal economy

The "informal economy" refers to workers and economic units that are insufficiently or not covered under the governments' legal and regulatory frameworks.


Organiser: ASEAN-OSHNET (Association of South-east Asian Nations Occupational Safety and Health Network)

Dr Tong Leng
Occupational Safety and Health Department
Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training 

S24. Prevention of occupational cancer

The symposium will present the latest knowledge of cancer caused and contributed by work and share best practices in elimination of related diseases and disorders.


Organiser: ICOH (International Commission on Occupational Health) & IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health)

Dr Jukka Takala
International Commission on Occupational Health

S30. Modern OSH inspection practices

Globally, the demand for strong and effective OSH inspection is increasing in response to the pace of change at the workplace and impact of these changes on the global workforce.


Organiser: SAWS (State Administration of Work Safety, China) & IALI (International Association of Labour Inspection)

Mr Kevin Myers
International Association of Labour Inspection

For the full list of Symposia topics, click here.

Visit us here to stay updated on our panel of speakers.

International Safety and Health Exhibition

The International Safety and Health Exhibition, co-located with the World Congress 2017, showcases the latest innovation and technology in safety and health. More than 3,500 delegates from over 100 countries and 5,000 visitors are expected at the event. For more information on the exhibitors, click here.

Click here to register for your complimentary Trade Visitor pass now!

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Thank you.

Congress Secretariat
XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017


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