Schedule

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Day 1
03 September 2017
Day 2
04 September 2017
Day 3
05 September 2017
Day 4
06 September 2017

Group Meetings

By invite only.

Opening Ceremony

Welcome Addresses by Host Country
 
Opening Performance
 
Welcome Addresses by Co-organisers
 
Er Ho Siong Hin
President
XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017
Singapore
 
Global Leaders Roundtable
 
Welcome Addresses by Co-organisers
 
Mr Guy Ryder
Director General
International Organization of Labour (ILO)
Switzerland
 
Dr Joachim Breuer
President
International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Switzerland
 
Opening Address by the Guest-of-Honour
 
Mr Lee Hsien Loong
Prime Minister of Singapore
 
Launch of World Congress 2017

Reports by ILO and ISSA

Ms Nancy Leppink
Chief of the Labour Administration
Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch
International Labour Organization, Switzerland
 
Mr Hans-Horst Konkolewsky
Secretary General
International Social Security Association Switzerland

Keynotes

Keynote 1
Vision Zero – From Vision to Reality
Mr Michael López Alegría
Former Commander of the International Space Station
 
Keynote 2
Healthy work – Healthy life
Pirkko Mattila
Minister
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Finland

Technical Sessions

T1: Vision Zero
T3: Compliance strategies and good practices on occupational safety and health
T6: Regional Approaches to a safe and healthy workplace

Symposia

S01. Successful prevention strategies on OSH
DGUV
 
S04. OSH in agriculture: Traditional and emerging risks
DLPW (Thailand), ISSA Agriculture Section
 
S05. OSH in the new digital world
ISSA Machine and System Safety Section
 
S06. OSH in the application of nanotechnologies
IOM Singapore
 
S11. Prevention pays! The role of accident insurance and the return to work reintegration
ISSA Technical Commission on Insurance against Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases
 
S12. A culture of prevention on OSH
KOSHA, ILO, ISSA
 
S16. What is required for effective OSH training?
ISSA Education Section
 
S22. State of OSH knowledge development and networking
ILO
 
S24. Prevention of occupational cancer
ICOH, IOSH
 
S30. Modern OSH inspection practices
SAWS, IALI
 
S31. Innovative approaches to OSH-I
MOM, Singapore

Keynote

Keynote 3
People-centred prevention
Mr Heng Chiang Gnee
Chairman
Workplace Safety and Health Council
Singapore

Technical Sessions

T2: Leading strategies for a systems approach to OSH
T4: Total Workplace Safety and Health
T5: The 4th Industrial Revolution and the Future of Prevention

Symposia

S02. Good practices on OSH in SMEs
INRS, EU-OSHA
 
S03. Management of OSH in the mining sector: Seven golden rules in mining
ISSA Mining Section
 
S10. Vision Zero: Transportation and dangerous goods
ISSA Transport Section, Chemical Section
 
S15. People-centred prevention strategies on OSH
ENETOSH, OSHC(HK), MoLSS (Turkey)
 
S19. Behavioural science contribution to OSH strategies
HSE
 
S23. Rehabilitation, disability and return to work
IDMSC
 
S25. Wellbeing through work
NSC (US)
 
S26. Healthy work: Trends on occupational health
ILO, WHO
 
S27. Psychosocial risks: Mental health and wellbeing at work
Centre for Comparative Labour and Social Security Law CNRS University of Bordeaux
 
S28. Estimating the benefit of occupational safety and health to society
ILO, EU-OSHA
 
S32. Innovative approaches to OSH-II
MOM, Singapore

Symposia

S07. Improving OSH in global supply chains
ILO
 
S08. Bringing impactful health and safety programmes to workers at their doorsteps
HPB, Singapore
 
S09. Vision Zero in the construction sector
ISSA Construction Section
 
S13. OSH in the informal economy
ASEAN OSHNET
 
S14. The workplace diversity dimension of OSH
Safe Work Australia
 
S17. Adapting work to people
IEA
 
S18. Good communication on OSH
ISSA Information Section
 
S20. Role and contributions of trade unions towards OSH
ITUC
 
S21. The highway to health and safety: A zero harm culture, good and best practices
IOE
 
S29. OHS professional standards for a safe, healthy and productive work life
SISO, NSCS, INSHPO

Closing Ceremony

Inspirational Speech
 
Dr William Tan
Neuroscientist, Physician, Paralympian and World Record Holder
 
ILO and ISSA Closing Remarks
 
Ms Nancy Leppink
Chief of the Labour Administration
Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch
International Labour Organization, Switzerland
 
Mr Hans-Horst Konkolewsky
Secretary General
International Social Security Association Switzerland
 
Address by Youth Congress Representative
 
Closing Address
Mr Lim Swee Say
Minister for Manpower, Singapore
 
Handover to Organisers of XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2020, Canada

Programme is accurate at time of publishing.

Concurrent Activities (From 4 to 6 September 2017):

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