Prevention section

International Section of the ISSA for Electricity, Gas and Water

The mission of the Section for Electricity, Gas and Water is the protection of workers against electrical accidents and occupational diseases due to electricity and ionizing radiation.

Be a part of the competition and register online:

International Media Festival for Prevention 2017

The International Media Festival for Prevention is an integral part of the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017 to be held from 3 to 6 September 2017 in Singapore. The festival offers an overview of films and multimedia productions about safety and health at work from all over the world and provides an opportunity for participants to present their projects to a major group of influential international safety and health professionals.

About the Festival

Since 1990, the Festival has regularly been run in the framework of the World Congress for Safety and Health at Work. Awards are given to media productions that contribute to the improvement of safety and health at the workplace. Awards are presented in the categories “Film“ and ”Multimedia“. All films and multimedia productions, e.g. films, websites, apps, web based training, social media and software are admitted. Submissions can be made by national and international organizations, by enterprises or institutions as well as by agencies or film makers.

We accept all media on safety and health at work produced from January 2013.

Submission Procedure and Material Specifications

There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit or the presentation time of your productions. All entries must be submitted using the entry form available online at

Closing Date

The closing date for submission has been extended to 28 February 2017.


The official languages of the World Congress are English, French, Spanish and German. Please use one of these languages in completing your entry. However, films and multimedia products can be produced in any other language.

Award Ceremony

An international jury will select the winners of the International Media Award for Prevention. Prizes will be awarded during the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health 2017 in Singapore.

The Organizers

The Festival is organized by:

We cordially invite you to participate in our festival!


For any inquiries regarding the Festival please contact us: or by phone: +49 (0) 221-3778 5005

Contact Contact

International Section of the ISSA on Electricity, Gas and Water
Gustav-Heinemann Ufer 130
DE - 50968 Köln
T: +49 221 3778 6007
F: +49 221 3778 196007

Latest news Latest news

Upcoming events Upcoming events