The safety of machines has always been a major focus for the ISSA Section Machine and System Safety. Progress has been made in the past, but there are still too many accidents in relation with machines worldwide which not only cause human suffering, but also entail substantial costs for the social
The Forum Prävention 2023 took place in Vienna, Austria, 23–25 May 2023. With a new concept, the Forum took into account the increasing internationalisation of work, which poses challenges for occupational safety and health, such as digitalization and cross-border supply chains. For the first time
In Finland the frequency of workplace accidents is highest in companies with 10 to 49 employees. The frequency of wage earners’ workplace accidents is, on average in the private sector, highest in small enterprises with 10-49 employees and lowest in both large (more than 250 employees) and micro
This years’ International Media Festival for Prevention (IMFP) has received a record-breaking 325 submissions from around the world. The festival will be held during the 23rd World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2023 from 27–30 November 2023 in Sydney, Australia.
The ISSA Section for Electricity, Gas and Water has recently released a new publication Taller de ideas – Nudging para un comportamiento seguro y saludable (Ideas workshop - Nudging for a safe and healthy behaviour).
On the occasion of the General Assembly of the International Section of the ISSA for Electricity, Gas and Water and the 16th Occupational Health and Safety Forum in Luxembourg in May 2023, the Section member Czech Association of Energy Sector Employers (ČSZE) published an interview with Jens Jühling