Vision Zero marks the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April. As we emerge gradually from COVID-19, there is a need to build resilient occupational safety and health (OSH) systems. The global pandemic has put the health and safety of workers on the agenda like never before. By building on this experience we can be even better prepared in the future.
The Vision Zero movement continues to grow and how now reached the milestone of 15,000 supporters globally. At the same time, Vision Zero is moving from campaign to strategy with a number of important developments.
We have teamed up with The European Network of Health and Safety Professional Organizations (ENSHPO) to explore how Vision Zero can be applied by companies in the environmental sector, by creating a systematic approach, based on the 7 Golden Rules, to contribute to a better environmental protection.
The International Section of the ISSA on Prevention in Agriculture just published its Annual Review 2019, which summarizes the activities of the Section and its members undertaken in 2019 as part of the "Vision Zero" campaign of the International Social Security Association (ISSA).
The online conference Vision Zero and the Great Reset, which was organised on 17 and 18 March 2021 by the International ORP Foundation in collaboration with the Global and the Danish Vision Zero Councils demonstrated that the global occupational safety and health (OSH) community is ready to contribute to a safer, healthier and more sustainable post-COVID-19 world of work.
Recent accidents and fatalities involving industries in States like Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Odisha, have brought into focus the need for awareness on safety, health and social protection.
In March 2021 we launch Vision Zero Digital – a unique online platform that brings together specialists in the field of occupational safety, health, wellbeing, and environmental protection. This platform is expanding the usual tools of interaction: participants will find unique materials, and networking, personalized personal accounts, chats and voting.
Today the Vision Zero Campaign was launched in Pakistan through a virtual event.
| 17-18 December, 2020
The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is organizing a webinar on Safe Mining and Advanced Resources Technology [ITALICS] on 17-18 December 2020.
On 21 October 2020, a start-up meeting for the Danish Vision Zero Council took place at the Tivoli Congress Center in Copenhagen.