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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:
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:
20 July 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Europe
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Commission: / Section
Prevention

The European Commission recently published the EU strategic framework on health and safety at work 2021-2027. The strategy adopts the Vision Zero approach to eliminate work-related deaths in the European Union (EU). This demonstrates how Vision Zero, developed by the International Social Security

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 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.

Published:
6 October 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
ISSA institution
Commission: / Section
Section on Education and Training for Prevention

The Vision Zero Accredited Training programme was launched during the Vision Zero in Motion session of the World Congress Digital Meeting. It is based on a partnership between the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA). The 1300

Published:
28 June 2019
Type:
News
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
ISSA institution
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Trade, Goods Logistics and Port Handling

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is boosting its work on occupational safety and health in the trade sector, by establishing an international section on Prevention in Trade, Goods logistics and Port handling.

Published:
6 November 2018
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in the Mining Industry

ISSA's Guide "7 Golden Rules - for zero accidents and healthy work" is now available as an app for Android and iOS.