The Vision Zero campaign builds on 7 Golden Rules that make it easy to take a proactive approach to safety, health and wellbeing in the workplace. The flexible and user-friendly nature of these rules, has made them very popular and through voluntary efforts the “7 Golden Rules – for zero accidents and healthy work: A guide for employers and managers” has been translated from English into 11 other languages:
The International Section of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) on Prevention in Agriculture fully supports the ISSA’s Vision Zero campaign, and has developed two new guides for individual farmers and for agricultural companies to promote safety, health and well-being among agricultural workers.
The Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK) has called for stronger focus on developing a safety culture on the island, following a rise in work related accidents. According to a news report, seven lives have been lost in labour accidents, reversing a previous positive trend.
A forum on workplace safety “The Vision Zero strategy: benefits and opportunities for business”, was organized by LLC “Promyslova Bezpeka”, FAST and the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, on April 18, 2019.
Helmut Ehnes, Secretary General of the International Section on Prevention in the Mining Industry of the International Social Security Association, presented the Vision Zero strategy to prevent workplace injuries and occupational diseases.