On the occasion of the 16th Occupational Health and Safety Forum in Luxembourg, the International Section of the ISSA for Electricity, Gas and Water held its General Assembly on 12 May 2023. Members from seven different countries participated and elected the Board of the Section.
In recent years, near miss reporting systems and investigations have become increasingly important as part of an overall approach to risk management. However, there is little reliable literature available on this subject. In response to this need, the ISSA Electricity Section established a working
On 6 February 2023 Türkiye and Syria were struck by one the strongest earthquakes in the region’s history. In Türkiye alone, more than 13,5 million people have been affected by the catastrophe, and in both countries, over 40.000 deaths have been confirmed to this day.
In 2023 the ISSA Special Commission on Prevention kicks off its webinar series “Let’s talk about OSH – Have you ever…?”. The first edition of this series will focus on the “near misses” in occupational safety and health (OSH) and is with the contribution of the Prevention Sections on Electricity
From 7–9 June 2022 the XIII International Symposium on Electrical Safety (SISE) was held in Bogotá, Colombia. 110 attendees from nine different Latin American countries participated in the event. In 2021, the Symposium only took place virtually due to COVID-19-related restrictions.
Between 6 and 10 June 2022, the ISSA Electricity Section and BG ETEM (German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the energy, textile and media products sectors) welcomed a delegation of the Association of Electricity Distribution System Operators (Elder) from Türkiye for a study visit to
During a Board meeting of the ISSA Electricity Section on 21 April 2022 the former Secretary General, Dr. Jens Jühling, was elected new President in succession to Ms Hesse-Spötter. Ms Hesse-Spötter who had been President of the Section since 2017 resigned from the Board last year due to a change of