We acknowledge Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. We pay our respects to elders past and present.
Explore the Programme
Over 30 symposium, 6 technical sessions, 3 keynote speaks, workshops, networking and more.
Workshop: Biological monitoring
Learn about how biological monitoring can help identify risks and save lives! This 2-hour, in-person workshop is an introductory course on biological monitoring, providing principles and case studies in which biological monitoring has been applied to assess chemical exposure risks.
This is your chance to gain an understanding of how biological testing can be a powerful tool to analyse risks and build safer work environments.
Join us for an engaging roundtable discussion with leaders of international OSH regulators, where we will explore the current and future states of the world of work.
Our distinguished panellists will speak about challenges and successes in their regions, and share insights into future of OSH regulation.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity.
What’s Trending in OSH? A “Shift” from Safety to Health
As the world of work evolves in the wake of global crises, climate impacts and an ageing workforce, there’s been an increasing need to focus on the ‘health’ in OSH. Whether it’s extended retirement age legislation or the adverse effects of outdoor labour, the implications of the “shift” from safety to health impacts everyone from OSH experts to policy makers and workers.
Join this technical session to gain insight into the current state of OSH and how this “shift” is influencing and impacting the sector.
Vision Zero: Towards a Progressive SHW Culture Through Collaboration
There are many effective approaches to safety and health at work; and there is one common denominator that unites all efforts: the vision of zero occupational accidents and diseases. Vision Zero adds value to the OSH implementation process through the integration of approaches and excellent collaboration amongst stakeholders at the workplace.
New models, tools and case studies provide the basis for a successful Vision Zero strategy at national and enterprise level.
Join us for a dynamic roundtable discussion with the leaders of global businesses, including BMW, Australia Post and others.
We will explore the crucial role of OSH in driving business success and growth. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from top industry leaders, and hear how they champion executive commitment to enabling a safe and healthy work environment.
Together for a Better Future: A New Pact for Workplace Life and Health Protection
What does it mean in practice to commit to a safer and healthier future world of work? How do we do it and where will it take us globally?
Join this session to gain insight into these questions along with a review of global strategies. Framed by the ILO’s landmark 2022 resolution adding a safe and healthy working environment as a fundamental principle and right at work, you’ll hear perspectives from across the continents in what preventing work-related harms into the future requires.
Walk the Line: One Vision Zero for All Global Supply Chains
In our global world Supply Chains are lifelines for consumers and businesses. Yet, safety, health and environmental standards raise concerns as the social and individual responsibility is often simply passed on.
There is great potential to harness the power of GSCs towards better OSH and working conditions through the Vision Zero approach. Human rights of workers along GSCs have to be respected – resilience and sustainability of GSCs will be strengthened.
Safety is Good Business: People, Planet, Profit
How does a business become “best for the world” not just “best in the world”? It starts by considering the value of OSH investment – because securing the safety and health of workers has direct links to productivity and profits. In this symposium, you’ll hear from international experts as they cover the bottom-line benefits of investing in OSH.
Take part in asking and answering the question: how do we pitch OSH to leaders who could have the most impact on harm prevention?
Informing the Future: The Evolution of OSH
This symposium offers a retrospective glance across the history and evolution of OSH to prepare for the future. In this session, you’ll hear lessons from OSH research and practice. You’ll also gain insight into what’s needed to prepare OSH for the future world of work.
Join leaders in conversations to enhance the culture of prevention, and to share knowledge and experiences to help shape the future.
Healthcare: A Resilient Workforce on the Frontline
The healthcare sector continues to step up in the face of extreme adversity worldwide. From pandemics to patient violence and aggression, fatigue, occupational disease and mental health decline, healthcare workers face physical and mental risks daily.
Join this symposium to listen to stories from the frontline, hear global perspectives and approaches to OSH, and learn how to apply proven and new methods applicable worldwide.
23rd World Congress | Sydney, Australia
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