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Registrations are now open!  

Become a leader in the future of work.  

Join us in Sydney, Australia for the world’s largest international forum of experts and leaders in work health and safety – where new harm prevention strategies are born, and new opportunities identified.  

Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House


The World Congress on Safety and Health at Work has been at the epicentre of the work health and safety community since 1955. For the first time ever, it’s coming to Australia’s shores.  

Spend four days alongside thousands of occupational safety and health leaders, experts, and decision makers from over 120 countries. By attending the Congress, you’ll experience firsthand how collaboration contributes to developing better solutions that safeguard workers’ physical and mental health and wellbeing. 


This Congress will provide you access to premium learning, upskilling, networking, and the opportunity to gain continuing professional development (CPD) points. 

Across the week, you’ll have your pick of learning and networking opportunities. Find inspiration and motivation at three keynote addresses. Listen and engage with experts at 24 symposia, six technical sessions, and over 30 workshops where you can earn CPD points.  

There will be over 39 discussion sessions such as fireside chats and roundtables. And what would a World Congress be without on-site technical tours?  

Warehouse worker


Be sure you make time to check out the International Media Festival for Prevention (IMFP) “Festival Cinema”. Grab some snacks and pop in to watch the best films and multimedia productions about harm prevention from around the world. The IMFP has taken place every three years since 1990 as part of the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work.  

Conference audience


Your registration also includes access to grand social events such as – the opening and closing ceremonies and the Australia Night Gala. The Gala will be an unforgettable evening of live entertainment, delicious locally sourced food, and a chance to take a spin on the dance floor.  

Conference audience


Whether you’re a first-time delegate or alumnus, the programme provides you ample opportunity to participate in interactive discussions including mock trials and fireside chats. For anyone wanting a more intimate discussion, join a living library session. These sessions are your chance to hear others’ stories and experiences in work health and safety first-hand. 

Workshop participants


We’ll also be hosting alternative ideas sessions – forums to discuss undefined and undiscovered work health and safety risks. Like a think-tank, you, and conference delegates from all over the world, will collaborate to determine the next trends in work health and safety.  

The 23rd World Congress on Safety and Health at Work will be the work health and safety event of the year. Don’t miss it.  

Registrations include early-bird, group, and student ticket pricing options.  

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More News

25 January, 2024
Tony Wessling is the acting Group Executive of Workers Compensation at icare, an agency of the NSW Government. “I lead a dedicated team who provide workers compensation cover and care to more than 338,000 public and private sector employers in NSW and their 3.2 million employees”.
22 November, 2023
Dr. Yogindra Samant, Chief Medical Officer of the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority and community medical doctor, addresses why working with the community, in the community, is critical to his approach to prevention in this wide-ranging talk.
22 November, 2023
Cam Stevens has worked in the field of health and safety for much of his professional life, holding positions ranging from frontline worker to executive in high-hazard businesses. He’s now focused on safety technology and strategy and is joining us at the World Congress to share his ideas on leveraging safety technology to reach the unreached workers.

23rd World Congress | Sydney, Australia

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