XX World Congress on Safety
and Health at Work 2014

Global Forum for Prevention

24–27 August 2014 · Frankfurt · Germany

Germany: the host of the 2014 World Congress

The 2014 World Congress

The World Congress for Safety and Health at Work opens its doors every three years. Each time, a different country is the host. The XX World Congress will be held from 24 to 27 August 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany. It offers a platform for the exchange of information and views to experts in occupational safety and health, representatives of enterprises and workers (the social partners), decision-makers in governments and public authorities, and anyone else active in the area of occupational safety and health.

Motto and topics

 "Sharing a vision for sustainable prevention" – that is the motto of the 2014 World Congress. The motto characterizes the three main topics that will be addressed by the Technical Sessions of the Congress:

  • Prevention Culture – Prevention Strategies – Vision Zero
  • Challenges in Occupational Health
  • Diversity in the World of Work

The organizers

Who is behind the XX World Congress for Safety and Health at Work 2014? Everything you need to know about the three organizers.


The XX World Congress for Safety and Health at Work in Frankfurt marks the 20th time that the event has been held. The event was held for the first time in Rome (Italy) in 1955.

Learn more about our programme

The Congress programme reflects the most important OSH topics worldwide. It offers:

  • Top-class speakers
  • Interactive attractions
  • A wide range of topics

Why not join us at the World Congress?

The 2014 World Congress is the OSH event of the year. Don't miss the opportunity to be there.

  • Keep up to date on OSH issues
  • Meet experts from all over the world
  • Network, locally and interactively