IRSST - Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail


ICOH 2024

ICOH 2024

The 34th International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH 2024) will be held in Marrakech (Morocco), from April 28 to May 3, 2024.

Considered the largest international event devoted to research in occupational health and safety (OSH), the Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) is a venue for the dissemination and exchange of new knowledge and scientific approaches as well as solutions aimed at improving OHS and the well-being of workers.

Under the motto Enhancing Occupational Research and Practices: Closing the Gaps! the 6-day congress will focus on strategies to improve OSH policies and implementation in low- and middle-income countries.

About ICOH

Founded in 1906, ICOH is the oldest scientific association in the field of OSH and is an NGO recognized by the United Nations and has a close working relationship with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). 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 more than 2,000 professionals from over 110 countries. Its official languages are English and French. The most visible activity of ICOH is the triennial International Congress on Occupational Health.

The IRSST’s involvement over time

The IRSST has already organized the 23rd edition of this event, in 1990, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Under the theme Let’s Talk Solutions, the event then titled “International Congress of Occupational Medicine” offered 600 conferences and presentations to 2,300 participants from 75 countries. At the time, the event was co-chaired by the IRSST and the International Labor Organization.

Furthermore, for several years the IRSST has been a member of the ICOH, and members of its staff participate in activities within scientific committees.