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Prevention news

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:
23 March 2021
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
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.

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.

Published:
24 November 2020
Type:
News
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

Working conditions in transportation should always be safe, regardless of the mode of transportation. The aerial work done by helicopters demands professional guidance and management of everyone involved. Work assignments can only be carried out safely by a thorough risk assessment, full use of all

Published:
18 August 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Prevention of occupational risks
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

For any entrepreneur in the transportation sector, the occupational safety and health of her or his employees is the main focus – also in regard to the safety and health standards of the work equipment such as the motor vehicles and trailers for drivers.

Published:
16 July 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 fact sheets on COVID-19 protective measures for various transportation sectors in six languages. Additional Korean versions of the fact sheets

Published:
26 June 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in the Construction Industry

The International Section of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) on Prevention in the Construction Industry would like to present the recent campaign by the Chilean Construction Chamber (CChC) to promote dialogue on occupational safety and health issues.

Published:
8 June 2020
Type:
News
Region:
Europe
Topic:
Prevention of occupational risks
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

The report "How to improve the safety of goods vehicles in the EU?" has been compiled and recently published by the ETSC (European Transport Safety Council), with the support of the DVR (German Road Safety Council). Both are members of the ISSA Section on Prevention in Transportation.