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  • IOHA 2018 takes place in Washington, USA
  • IOHA 2015 took place in London.

National Governmental links

Australia – Safe Work
Safe Work Australia, formerly called the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC), is Australia’s national body that leads and coordinates national efforts to prevent workplace death, injury and disease in Australia.

Australia (West) – Worksafe
WorkSafe is a division of the Department of Consumer and Employment Protection, the state government agency in Western Australia responsible for the administration of work safety and health laws.

Canada – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
CCOHS is a Canadian federal government agency based in Hamilton, Ontario, which serves to support the vision of eliminating all Canadian work-related illnesses and injuries.

Canada – Canada’s National Occupational Health and Safety (CanOSH)

Ireland – Health & Safety Authority (HSA)
HSA is responsible for the promotion and enforcement of workplace health and safety in Ireland.

UK- Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
The United Kingdom’s Health and Safety Commission (HSC) and the HSE are responsible for the regulation of almost all the risks to health and safety arising from work activity in Britain.

USA – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
NIOSH is the US federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness.

USA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA’s mission is to ensure safe and healthful workplaces in America. Since the agency was created in 1971, workplace fatalities have been cut in half and occupational injury and illness rates have declined 40 percent.

Updated on 22 February 2017