XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

Media Festival for Prevention awards entries from Brazil, Malaysia and Germany

Films from Brazil, Malaysia and Germany have been awarded prizes in the Media Festival for Prevention, festival organizers announced at the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, which opened in Frankfurt, Germany on 24 August 2014. Productions from Italy, Denmark and Singapore also received prizes.

The Media Festival, organized by the International Social Security Association's prevention network, is the largest global event dedicated to film and media productions on safety and health, and attracted a record 290 submissions from 33 countries.

Films and multimedia applications are an important instrument in the field of occupational safety and health, as they support hazard awareness, knowledge transfer and education.

The international jury of the Media Festival awarded the following prizes:

Film category

How would you feel like if a loved one did not come home?
Vale, Brazil

Bayangkan (Imagine)
Social Security Organisation (SOCSO), Malaysia

Der Weihnachtsmann (Santa Claus)
Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung (DGUV), Germany


Special awards were given to the following films:

What comes first
LHS Foundation, Italy

Videohilsen ender i tragisk ulykke (Video greeting ends in tragic accident)
Branchearbejdsmiljørådet for service og tjenesteydelser, Denmark

This could be you
Workplace Safety and Health Council (WSHC), Singapore


Multimedia category

Eidgenössische Koordinationskommission für Arbeitssicherheit EKAS, Switzerland

Engagementgame (The Engagement Game)
Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), The Netherlands

Arbeidsmiljoeguiden (Working Environment Guide)
Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority, Norway


The Media Festival for Prevention is jointly organized by two of the International Social Security Association's Prevention Sections: Electricity and Information every three years, as a highlight of the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work. An international jury selects the winners.

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