"Occupational Health and Safety Symposium in Ports and Shipyards" was held by the General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety.

Turkish Shipbuilders' Association supported the conference. Occupational Health and Safety General Manager Op. Dr. Orhan Koc, Labor Inspection Istanbul Group President Mr. Adam MORTAŞ,  Deputy of Ship – Trade Union Mr. Ayhan DEMİRBOZ and Mr. İsmail ERBAŞ,  President of the Turkey Association of Port Operators Mr.  Ibrahim DÖLEN, Turkish Lloyd Foundation Business Development Manager Mrs. Mehtap ÖZDEMİR, President of Occupational Health and Safety Research Development Center Mr. Ömer Volkan GÖK, maritime sector managers and employees, as well as representatives of various associations and foundations, participated in the conference.