OIC-OSHNET Follow-up Meeting on the Sidelines of the XIX World Congress on Safety and Heatlh at Work
Date: 14 September 2011
Venue: Istanbul - Türkiye

SESRIC will organize the OIC-OSHNET Follow-up Meeting on the sidelines of the XIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work. The objectives of the meeting is to evaluate the progress from the OIC-OSHNET Kick-off Meeting to the World Congress, to discuss the implementation mechanism of the Network and to explore further ways and means of collaboration among OIC Member Countries in the field of occupational safety and health. Furthermore, the Terms of Reference (ToR) of the OIC-OSHNET will be discussed and approved during the meeting. Participants are expected to review “The Draft Terms of Reference” on the website before the meeting in order to be able to have a fruitful discussion.

The World Congress on Safety and Health at Work is one of the most important international events held in the field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). It contributes to the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases and the protection of workers' health by providing a platform for the exchange of good practices, knowledge, new technologies and cooperative efforts on occupational safety and health among OSH researchers and practitioners, national authorities, policy makers, social security institutions and employers' and workers' organizations active in this field.

XIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work will be hosted by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MoLSS) of the Republic of Turkey in cooperation with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Social Security Association (ISSA) from September 11 to 15, in İstanbul, Turkey.

The motto of the Congress is “Building a Global Culture of Prevention for a Healthy and Safe Future”. During XIX World Congress, SESRIC will organize a Symposium besides the Follow-up Meeting of OIC Occupational Safety and Health Network (OIC-OSHNET).

Draft Terms of Reference