In just over a year, the Vision Zero campaign has reached the milestone of more than 3000 supporters. Since the launch of the global campaign to promote safety, health and wellbeing at work during the XXI World Congress for Safety and Health 2017 in Singapore in September 2017, a number of regional and national launches have contributed to building a broad and strong Vision Zero community.
Vision Zero was launched in Japan during the Safety 2.0 International Safety Symposium 2018 organized by the Institute of Global Safety Promotion (IGSAP) on 20 November 2018 in Tokyo.
ISSA's Guide "7 Golden Rules - for zero accidents and healthy work" is now available as an app for Android and iOS.
On the occasion of the annual meeting of the International Lime Association (ILA) in Cape Town, South Africa, an agreement was signed to join the Vision Zero movement.
On invitation by Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, Secretary General of the International Social Security Association (ISSA), a group of safety and health managers from renowned international enterprises recently met in Geneva to discuss the establishment of a Global Vision Zero Business Forum.
The Vision Zero campaign was launched in Hong Kong on 25 October 2018 during the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Council (OSHC), the institution responsible for promoting safety and health at work and sustaining the valuable workforce of Hong Kong.
Australia is the newest country to participate in a national launch of the Vision Zero campaign, joining the ranks of successful country launches and events in Argentina, Denmark, Mongolia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Singapore, in addition to launches on all continents and the global launch one year ago.
The ISSA received the International ORP Award 2018 for Vision Zero campaign by a jury made up of members of the Scientific Committee of the ORP International Foundation from a dozen universities in the Americas, Asia and Europe.
The Vision Zero campaign for Latin America was launched in Cartagena, Colombia on the occasion of the 18th International Conference on Occupational Risk Prevention.
After just one year, almost 2500 companies, organizations and trainers have joined the Vision Zero campaign. A number of launches are still coming up in different corners of the world, which means this global community for safety, health and wellbeing at work will continue to grow in the time to come.