Festival history

Since 1990, the International Media Festival for Prevention is an integral part of the World Congress on Safety & Health at Work. It offers an overview of films and multimedia productions about safety and health at work from all over the world and provides an opportunity for participants to present their projects to a major group of influential international safety and health professionals.

The Festival aims to emphasize that successful prevention work requires good communication, to which outstanding media can contribute significantly.

Former festival locations:

  • 1990 Hamburg, Germany
  • 1993 New Delhi, India
  • 1996 Madrid, Spain
  • 1999 São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2002 Vienna, Austria
  • 2005 Orlando, USA
  • 2008 Seoul, South Korea
  • 2011 Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2014 Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • 2017 Singapore, Singapore
  • 2021 Toronto (online event)


Watch the highlight movies

Special Media Session 2021



Special Media Session 2017 (Singapore)