Published:
6 October 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Prevention of occupational risks

Over 200 speakers from over 40 countries, and 2000 participants representing international organizations, governments, social security organisations, employers and workers’ organizations, academia and occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals called for a global Vision Zero approach to

Published:
17 August 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Prevention of occupational risks

A training excellence initiative to meet global calls for a safer world of work has been launched by the Vision Zero training network. The initiative is inspired by the International Social Security Association’s (ISSA) Vision Zero strategy, which focuses on a culture of prevention underpinned by

Published:
20 July 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Europe
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Commission: / Section
Prevention

The European Commission recently published the EU strategic framework on health and safety at work 2021-2027. The strategy adopts the Vision Zero approach to eliminate work-related deaths in the European Union (EU). This demonstrates how Vision Zero, developed by the International Social Security

Published:
28 April 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
COVID-19

As we mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, focus is on building resilient occupational safety and health (OSH) systems as we emerge gradually from COVID-19. The global pandemic has put the health and safety of workers on the agenda like never before. We need to build on this

Published:
29 January 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Central Africa
East Africa
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Safety and health at work
COVID-19
Guideline:
Prevention of Occupational Risks

The World Congress Digital Meeting on 5-6 October 2020, was an opportunity to reflect on occupational safety and health in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thought leaders from around the world discussed emerging innovations in addressing COVID-19 in the workplace, how the future of work is being

Published:
21 January 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Health
Return to work
COVID-19

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is stepping up its work on rehabilitation, and is taking into account the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rehabilitation needs and capacities. The recently established ISSA Special Working Group on Rehabilitation has ambitious plans for the

Published:
10 December 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Difficult-to-cover groups
Bilateral agreements
Policy Analysis

A new article published by the International Social Security Review offers a fascinating analysis of the implementation challenges for seafarers’ social security protection. With national economies increasingly reliant upon global supply chains and an international supply of labour, this article

Published:
27 October 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Health
Employment
Occupational accidents and diseases
Governance and administration
Social policies & programmes

In these extraordinary times, the International Social Security Review has released a new special issue that offers a timely opportunity to consider the important relationship linking social security, inclusive growth and social cohesion

Published:
9 October 2020
Type:
News
Office:
BRICS
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Social policies & programmes
ISSA institution
Digital economy

The COVID-19 crisis is driving rapid transformation and innovation in the labour market, social security and occupational safety and health. At today’s Sixth BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) emphasised the need to take advantage of