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Prevention news

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:
10 December 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

What solutions can help us realize Vision Zero when working with goods vehicles? In the context of the A+A Congress of 25–29 October 2021, the ISSA Section on Prevention in Transportation has built a bridge between everyday practical challenges and the ideals of Vision Zero with a symposium on this

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:
12 October 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

The ISSA Section on Prevention in Transportation is looking back at a successful online World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2021. In three days full of online symposia, technical sessions and numerous networking opportunities, it has been a wonderful experience to meet with the international

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:
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:
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 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:
18 December 2020
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

The Section on Prevention in Transportation of the International Social Security Association (ISSA), together with its member BG Verkehr, has produced five additional fact sheets on Covid-19 protective measures for various subsectors in several languages.