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Published:
24 November 2020
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water

In order to be able to work safely on electrical installations, they have to be completely disconnected for the duration of the repair or installation work. Especially during longer work assignments, however, there is an increased risk that other employees will reconnect an installation because they

Published:
24 November 2020
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:
9 October 2020
Office:
BRICS
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Social Policies & Programmes
ISSA institution
Digital economy

The COVID-19 crisis is driving rapid transformation and innovation in the labour market, social security and occupational safety and health. At today’s Sixth BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) emphasised the need to take advantage of

Published:
8 October 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
ISSA institution

Alexander Smekalin, Chairman of the Government of the Ulyanovsk Region, a Russian region some 850 kilometres East of Moscow, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Social Security Association (ISSA), in support of Vision Zero. Nikolay Kozlov, Deputy Chairman of

Published:
6 October 2020
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:
1 October 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
ISSA institution

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has signed an agreement with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), with the aim to offer high quality training courses on occupational safety and health (OSH). The cooperation is part of the Vision Zero strategy, and includes