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Published:
26 June 2020
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
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.

Published:
1 May 2020
Topic:
About the ISSA
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

The Section on Prevention in Transportation of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) has a new management. Dr. Nadja Schilling (BG Verkehr*, Germany) was elected as the new Secretary General by the General Assembly by written vote as of 1 May 2020. The new Treasurer is Meike Hauschild

Published:
24 April 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Shocks and extreme events

On the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) wants to pay tribute to all the courageous health workers who risk their lives to save others during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Published:
2 April 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases

Worldwide almost 2.4 million people die due to an occupational disease, compared to 0.38 million that die because of a work accident. Insurance covering occupational diseases is an important pillar of social security and a safety net to all workers who may be exposed to chemical, physical or

Published:
25 February 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

In October 2019, the European Occupational Health and Safety Symposium "Vision Zero in the Waste Industry" took place in Hamburg. The event was organized by the ISSA Section on Prevention in Transportation.