Don’t miss a chance to give a presentation at the Vision Zero Summit in Helsinki on 12 – 14 November 2019!
Niger is joining a number of countries in integrating Vision Zero in its prevention policy, with the aim to promote safety, health and well-being at work.
The first Vision Zero Global Strategy and Programme meeting was held in Geneva from 28 February to 1 March 2019. Gathering representatives from international organizations, ministries and national social security institutions from almost 20 countries, the meeting planned the next steps for the Vision Zero campaign. Initiated by the International Social Security Association (ISSA), the meeting took place at the International Labour Office.
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) and its Special Commission on Prevention have launched a new project to develop leading indicators for Vision Zero in the areas of safety, health, and wellbeing (SHW). The project aims at developing a practical tool for enterprises and organizations, allowing benchmarking and mutual learning. It also supports the implementation and further development of the ISSA’s Vision Zero Strategy.
The recent International Vision Zero Conference on Occupational Safety and Health – From “Problems to Solutions” in Mumbai, India, gathered around 1 500 prevention experts and renowned speakers from around the world. A significant highlight of the event was handing out the Prize of the Indian Safety Song and Video Contest 2019.

A Malaysian programme to fight the rapid growth in commuting accidents has been rewarded as international good practice. The initiative takes place under the umbrella of the Vision Zero campaign.

In Malaysia, the number of commuting accidents increased by 75 per cent from 19,041 accidents in 2008 increase to 33,319 accidents in 2017. To fight this, the Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) Malaysia in cooperation with the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) launched the Commuting Safety Support Program (CSSP).

More than 500 occupational safety and health (OSH) trainers have joined Vision Zero. Almost 40 participants from 18 different countries took part in the campaign’s first train the trainers workshop in Berlin, Germany, 10-11th Jan 2019.

The Workers Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) of Zambia held the national launch of the Zero Vision Campaign in Livingston, Zambia on the 14th of December 2018 in collaboration with the ISSA and the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Zambia.

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.