Under Er. Ho’s leadership, a new Workplace Safety and Heatlh (WSH) framework was introduced in 2005. He was instrumental in the formation of the WSH Council which led to greater industry ownership by industry for WSH outcomes. He led in the development and implementation of the WSH2018 strategies and laid the groundwork for the WSH2028. The WSH2018 strategies resulted in the reduction of workplace fatal injury rate by more than 60% from 3.1 in 2006 to 1.2 per 100,000 workers in 2019.
As Senior Director (International WSH), Er. Ho collaborates with international organisations such as International Association of Labour Inspectors (IALI) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) in projects.
Er. Ho holds several positions in various organisations including:
- Secretary-General, International Association of Labour Inspectors (IALI)
- Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, UK
- Chairperson, International Social Security Association (ISSA)’s International Section on Prevention in Trade, Goods Logistics and Port Handling
He was President of the 21st World Congress on Safety and Health held in Singapore in 2017.
October 5, 2020
The Honourable Minister Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, Government of Canada
Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization
Prof. Dr. Joachim Breuer, President, International Social Security Association
Prof. Dr. Cameron Mustard, President, Institute for Work & Health and Chair, International Organizing Committee, XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work
Ms. Anne Tennier, President, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
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