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Prevention news

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:
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:
3 December 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water

On 23 November 2021, the 14th Occupational Health and Safety Forum took place in Luxembourg, for the first time as a virtual event. The ISSA Electricity Section cohosted the event along with several Luxembourgian partners (AAA, INDR, UEL) as well as the German BG ETEM.

Published:
10 November 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Prevention of occupational risks
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water

The ISSA Electricity Section is proud to announce that the commemorative publication 50 years of International Commitment to Occupational Safety and Health is now available! 
 

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:
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.