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Published:
20 April 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Prevention of occupational risks

The Vision Zero movement continues to grow and how now reached the milestone of 15,000 supporters globally. At the same time, Vision Zero is moving from campaign to strategy with a number of important developments.

Published:
6 April 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Prevention of occupational risks
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

The asbestos problem on board seagoing vessels is far from being solved. This has been demonstrated by asbestos findings on ships even of recent construction date for which the shipyards have certified that no asbestos or materials containing asbestos were used during construction. Nearly 200

Published:
6 April 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Information for Prevention

Editorial by Martina Hesse-Spötter
Chair of the ISSA Special Commission on Prevention, for the eNewsletter
April 2021.

Published:
25 March 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

The majority of deaths from occupational diseases in Finland have been caused by asbestos even though restrictions on the asbestos were imposed decades ago.

Published:
24 March 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Machine and System Safety

In this article, Professor Siegfried Radandt, Technical Adviser of the Section on Machine and System Safety and internationally renowned explosion protection expert, explores the impact of digital transformation on safety risks and productivity of technical systems.

Published:
23 March 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Information for Prevention

Laws, regulations, and vaccine policy and distribution for COVID-19 vary depending on countries and even specific municipalities. However, basic prevention measures and communication strategies are often broadly applicable.

Published:
23 March 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section for a Culture of Prevention

On 11 January 2021, Jin Chan Ho became the Secretary General of the Section for a Culture of Prevention. Mr Ho succeeds Mr Kwon Jong Kyu.

Published:
23 March 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in the Chemical Industry
Section on Machine and System Safety

Factsheets on Explosion Protection are now available. Produced by the Sections on Prevention in the Chemical Industry and on Machine and System Safety, the factsheets convey the most critical information regarding explosion protection.