The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is pleased to invite you the upcoming Vision Zero Days, which will be held from 26 to 28 October 2021 as a hybrid event, virtually and on-site in Düsseldorf, Germany on the occasion of A+A, the largest international trade forum for safety, security and health at work.
| World Congress on Safety and Health
Over 200 speakers from over 40 countries, and 2000 participants representing international organizations, governments, social security organisations, employers and workers’ organizations, academia and occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals called for a global Vision Zero approach to reduce work-related accidents and diseases and promote safety, health and wellbeing. The Congress emphasised the need for investment in resilient OSH and social security systems to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, build back better, prevent and prepare for future crises, and make work a positive human experience.
| XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2021

Missed registering for the Congress? Wish you could watch the sessions and hear the latest from global experts? There are a limited number of spots available for Video-on-Demand access to the Congress sessions and posters.

Your VOD registration will allow you to view all Congress sessions until October 25 for just $300 CAD.

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| Virtual event on 19 September 2021
The main objective of this side event at the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work is to invite the global OSH-Community to attend next year’s online Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022 from 11 to 13 May 2022.
A training excellence initiative to meet global calls for a safer world of work has been launched by the Vision Zero training network. The initiative is inspired by the International Social Security Association’s (ISSA) Vision Zero strategy, which focuses on a culture of prevention underpinned by seven golden rules, and supported by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
On the occasion of the Indian Independence Day on 15 August, hundreds of school children have made a Vision Zero pledge. While Vision Zero promotes health, safety and wellbeing at work, the support of school children is welcome and will also benefit teachers and other school staff.
The International Vision Zero Conference 2021 will be held in Lagos, Nigeria. 23-25 November 2021. The event organizers have announced the call for abstracts.

The European Commission recently published the EU strategic framework on health and safety at work 2021-2027. The strategy adopts the Vision Zero approach to eliminate work-related deaths in the European Union (EU). This demonstrates how Vision Zero, developed by the International Social Security Association (ISSA), is moving from a campaign to become a strategic tool.

The Vision Zero Webinar Series: Work-Related Road Safety (International) was organised by the Social Security Organization of Malaysia (SOCSO) on 24 June, in cooperation with the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) and under the Vision Ze

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.