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Section on Prevention in Transportation

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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:
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:
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:
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.

Published:
1 May 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
ISSA institution
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:
25 February 2020
Type:
News
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.