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
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.
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.
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.
Section on Prevention in the Construction Industry
The International Vision Zero Conference in Construction, Health and Safety, Virtual Conference 2020 was a successful one-day event held on 24 November 2020. Originally planned as a live event in Lagos, conference leaders switched to an entirely virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The International Section of the ISSA on Prevention in Agriculture published its Annual Review 2019, which summarizes the activities of the Section and its members undertaken in 2019 as part of the "Vision Zero" campaign of the International Social Security Association (ISSA).