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Prevention news

Published:
21 October 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Machine and System Safety

Unsafe or even defeated machines cause nearly 30 per cent of all fatal workplace accidents and nearly 20 per cent of all workplace accidents in the European Union. This is too high a prize every affected worker has to pay and also has negative effects and economic losses for the manufacturers and

Published:
19 October 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water
Section on Information for Prevention

The International Media Festival for Prevention is a partner of Vision Zero. 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 products to a major group of influential

Published:
12 October 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

The ISSA Section on Prevention in Transportation is looking back at a successful online World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2021. In three days full of online symposia, technical sessions and numerous networking opportunities, it has been a wonderful experience to meet with the international

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:
28 September 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Education and Training for Prevention

The ISSA Education and Training for Prevention section hosted a well-received session at the recent XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, engaging and collaborating with delegates from across the globe.

Published:
16 September 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water
Section on Information for Prevention

The ISSA International Sections for Electricity and for Information invite you to join the International Media Festival for Prevention IMFP 2021 at the virtual XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work!

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