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
The new ISSA webinar series "Let's talk about OSH" was extremely well received by viewers. The first edition on the topic of near misses was hosted by the ISSA Sections for Prevention in Electricity, Gas and Water and for Prevention in Transportation.
In 2023 the ISSA Special Commission on Prevention kicks off its webinar series “Let’s talk about OSH – Have you ever…?”. The first edition of this series will focus on the “near misses” in occupational safety and health (OSH) and is with the contribution of the Prevention Sections on Electricity
The ISSA Section on Prevention in Transportation successfully took part in the exchange of good practices at the ISSA Regional Social Security Forum for Europe. Our member BG Verkehr was invited to present its case among 23 other good practice examples during the Forum that took place from 2–3 May
What solutions can help us realize Vision Zero when working with goods vehicles? In the context of the A+A Congress of 25–29 October 2021, the ISSA Section on Prevention in Transportation has built a bridge between everyday practical challenges and the ideals of Vision Zero with a symposium on this
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
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
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.
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