Occucon 2017 Oration


Speakers of Occucon 2017

Topic for Scientific Session for Occucon 2017
  • Accident Prevention
  • Aging and Work
  • Allergy and Immunotoxicology
  • Cardiology in OH
  • Collaborations
  • Networking and Partnerships
  • Developing linkages from research to practice
  • Disaster Management and Emergency preparedness
  • Education and Training in OH
  • Ergonomics
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response in Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology in OH
  • Health Services Research and Evaluation in OH
  • History of Prevention of Occupational and Environmental Disease
  • Integrated approach to Occupational Health
  • Hygiene
  • Safety and Environment
  • Integration of occupational health with primary health care
  • Integration of occupational health with workplace wellness programs
  • Quality of Life and life style issues
  • Integration of quality with OHSE: Integrated management systems
  • Indoor Air Quality and Health
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Legislative aspects of OHSE
  • Learning from Best Practices, etc.
  • Mind Fullness and Stress in Management in Workers
  • Mining Occupational Safety and Health
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Nanomaterial Worker's Health
  • Neurotoxicology and Psychophysiology
  • Occupational and Environmental Dermatoses
  • Occupational cancer, Occupational Health Nursing
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Occupational Toxicology
  • OH and CSR
  • OH and Development
  • OH for Health Care Workers
  • OH in the Chemical Industry (MEDICHEM)
  • OH in the Construction Industry
  • Promotion of mental health including work life balance
  • Radiation and Work, Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Rural Health: Agriculture
  • Pesticides and Organic Dusts
  • Safety Culture
  • Behaviour based safety and accident prevention
  • Shiftwork and Working Time
  • Small-Scale Enterprises and the Informal Sector
  • Thermal Factors
  • Toxicology of Metals
  • Unemployment
  • Job Insecurity and Health
  • Vibration and Noise
  • Women at work, Women Health and Work
  • Work and Vision
  • Work Disability Prevention and Integration
  • Work Organisation and Psychosocial Factors

About ICOH


The International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) is an international non-governmental professional society whose aims are to foster the scientific progress, knowledge and development of occupational health and safety in all its aspects. It was founded in 1906 in Milan as the Permanent Commission on Occupational Health. Today, ICOH is the world's leading international scientific society in the field of occupational health with a membership of 2,000 professionals from 93 countries.


The ICOH is recognised by the United Nations as a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and has close working relationships with ILO, WHO, UNEP and ISSA. Its official languages are English and French. The most visible activities of ICOH are the triennial World Congresses on Occupational Health, which are usually attended by some 3,000 participants. The 2000 Congress was held in Singapore, the 2003 Congress in Iguassu Falls (Brazil), the 2006 Centennial Congress was held in Milan (Italy), the 2009 Congress was held in Cape Town (South Africa), the 2012 Congress in Cancun (Mexico), the 2015 Congress was held in Seoul (Rep. of Korea), the 2018 Congress venue shall be Dublin (Ireland) while the 2021 Congress will be in Melbourne (Australia). ICOH has 37 Scientific Committees. Most of these committees have regular symposia, scientific monographs and review the abstracts submitted to the International Congresses.

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