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News

Prevention news

Published:
6 September 2022
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water
Section on Information for Prevention

Registration is now open for the International Media Festival for Prevention 2023! Register now and submit your films and multimedia productions about safety and health at work.

Published:
5 September 2022
Type:
News
Topic:
ISSA institution
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water

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.

Published:
15 July 2022
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Information for Prevention

Editorial by Jens Jühling
Chair of the ISSA Special Commission on Prevention, for the eNewsletter
July 2022

Published:
22 June 2022
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water

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

Published:
19 May 2022
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Prevention of occupational risks

The Superintendency of Occupational Risks (Superintendencia de Riesgos del Trabajo – SRT) has been one of the main drivers for Vision Zero in Argentina. The Superintendency is a member organisation of the International Social Security Association (ISSA).

Published:
10 May 2022
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

The ISSA Section on Prevention in Transportation successfully took part in the exchange of good practices at the ISSA Regional Social Security Forum for Europe. Our member BG Verkehr was invited to present its case among 23 other good practice examples during the Forum that took place from 2–3 May

Published:
3 May 2022
Type:
News
Topic:
ISSA institution
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water

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

Published:
2 February 2022
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water

The German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) has published a document with instructions and information regarding occupational health and safety as related to work tasks performed in or on sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) plants, systems and equipment.

Published:
4 January 2022
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Agriculture

The International Section of the ISSA on Prevention in Agriculture prepared the new document Annual Review 2020.