OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND FIRE PROFESSIONAL’S SUMMIT – 2019

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND FIRE PROFESSIONAL’S SUMMIT – 2019

25 Nov, 2019, Holiday Inn, Mayur Vihar, New Delhi

 

About The Event

The safety, health and environment are the vital determining factors of occupational wellbeing. Accidents causing injuries and fatalities, and diseases at work claim the lives of millions of workers resulting significant economic and financial losses. According to ILO estimates, every year, 250 million accidents occur causing absence from work, the equivalent of 685,000 accidents every day, 475 accidents every minute, 8 accidents every second.

Further, the impact of fourth industrial revolution, properly known as ‘Industry 4.0’ is yet to be experienced and studied. The cyber-physical systems will have a significant influence on the health and safety of the workers. A significant challenge, particularly in the transitional period, is posed by inadequacy of different initiatives pertaining to occupational safety, health and environment. Providing safe and healthy workplace is one of the common goals of all countries.

Therefore, an interdisciplinary approach needs to be adopted drawing on the expertise of engineers, occupational scientists, IT experts, psychologists, ergonomists, social and medical practitioners.

To achieve this common goal, cooperation and exchange of knowledge, experience and best practices among the countries on occupational safety and health is essentially required.

About the conference

The concept of ‘VISION ZERO’ is fast emerging as an effective tool in improving the occupational safety and health status worldwide and in achieving the goal of ‘Zero Accidents’.

The conference aims to focus on the Occupational Safety and Health challenges and issues in the Manufacturing, Mining, Construction and Chemical sector. During the conference, experts in the field of Occupational Safety and Health reinforce and build networks and alliances while laying the groundwork for cooperation and strengthening relationships. The conference will be high profile content driven to highlight key issues and developments to be attended by than 250 key stakeholders.

About the Organisers

OSH ACADEMY: The OSH Academy is the Training and Education wing of ‘Safety, Health and Environment Organization’ (SHEORG) an NGO tasked to generate, formulate, develop and sustain a national level voluntary campaign in making humankind safe & healthy and creating comfortable environment.

MOSHPA: The MOSHPA is Malaysian Occupational Safety and Health Practitioners’ Association which works very closely with the Malaysian Government along with Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) and the Social Security Organization (PERKESO). MOSHPA is the official partner of IOSH and permanent member of APOSHO.

ISSA: The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is the principal international institution bringing together social security agencies and organizations. The ISSA provides access to information, expert advice, business standards, practical guidelines and platforms for members to build and promote dynamic social security systems worldwide.

CONNECTOSH: The ConnectOSH is world’s first ever online Socio- Technical Discussion and Networking platform exclusively made for Occupational Safety, Health, Environment and Fire protection (OSHE&F) professionals across sectors in the country & globally, it helps them to build their proficiency, seek solution & grow faster. The ConnectOSH is the global interactive information system.

Vision Zero The Concept

Considering health as being the highest good of man, the primary focus should be on maintaining human health by all possible means. A reliable method for maintaining human health is to invest in the prevention of health hazards. At the same time investing in prevention helps to avoid much higher costs caused by occupational accidents, occupational diseases, and lost working time, and can also be regarded as a key competitive factor. Thus, prevention contributes to sustainable economic success of the companies as well as the preservation of employability of people.

To achieve this, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) sets Seven Golden Rules and describes a measure which forms the basis for achieving the Vision Zero.

The concept is based on four fundamental principles, viz., life is non-negotiable, humans are fallible, tolerable limits are defined by human physical resistance, and, people are entitled to safe transport and safe workplaces.

PARTICIPATION

Everyone who is interested and deals with Occupational Safety and Health issues such as-

Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), Senior Managers, High-level Government Officials, Decision Makers working for Public and Private Sector Organisations

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) professionals such as Safety Officers, Safety Engineers; Occupational Hygienists, Occupational Physicians and others dealing with Occupational Medicine, OSH Scientists & Researchers

Occupational Safety and Health Inspection Officials

Instructors, trainers and teachers in the field of OSH education

Employers and their organisations, including human resource (HR) managers

International and National OSH organisations and institutions

Manufacturers and Traders of Safety Materials and Safety Equipments.

LOCATION: Holiday Inn, Mayur Vihar, New Delhi

TIME: Monday, 25 Nov, 2019

 

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