Published:
27 October 2020
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
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

Published:
1 October 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
ISSA institution

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has signed an agreement with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), with the aim to offer high quality training courses on occupational safety and health (OSH). The cooperation is part of the Vision Zero strategy, and includes

Published:
24 April 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Shocks & extreme events
COVID-19

On the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) wants to pay tribute to all the courageous health workers who risk their lives to save others during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Published:
2 April 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Shocks & extreme events
COVID-19

Worldwide almost 2.4 million people die due to an occupational disease, compared to 0.38 million that die because of a work accident. Insurance covering occupational diseases is an important pillar of social security and a safety net to all workers who may be exposed to chemical, physical or

Published:
28 September 2018
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Safety and health at work

On the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the Vision Zero campaign, the ISSA called on social security institutions to engage in the campaign and take a more proactive role in prevention. Safety, health and well-being at work are of vital importance for social security. Every day, prevention

Published:
27 April 2018
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Safety and health at work

Workers of all ages have the right to safe and healthy work. The focus of the 2018 World Day for Safety and Health at Work – SafeDay1 – on 28 April is younger workers. The main objectives are to enable the transition from school to work and from youth to adulthood in a safe and healthy working