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About the World Congress

The XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work is a global forum for advancing worker health protection taking place every three years in a different country. Global thought leaders and experts from the international occupational safety and health community will be coming together in September 2021 to discuss Prevention in the Connected Age: Global Solutions to Achieve Safe and Healthy Work for All.

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How We Are Adapting

While we originally planned on hosting the XXII World Congress in October 2020, the world is now facing a public health crisis that is changing the shape of our lives, and our work: COVID-19. And as we all adapt to this new and evolving reality, our plans for the XXII World Congress must also adapt.

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The Congress Programme will be dynamic and interactive, showcasing experts, thought leaders and innovators from around the globe covering the following main topics:

  • Innovations in Addressing Longstanding Safety and Health Challenges
  • Implications of the Changing World of Work for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Advancing a Culture of Prevention

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See you in Toronto, Canada for the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work!