Thursday, February 3, 2011


  • Walter Eichendorf, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV)
  • Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, International Social Security Association (ISSA)

The 5 pillars of International and European strategies 
on safety and health

Report from the Scoring Task

Presentation of the 5 pillars

  • Reducing work accidents and occupational diseases (Vision Zero)
  • Rasing awareness, developing competencies and capacity building
  • Cooperation between public health and OSH
  • Safety and health as an integral part of lifestyle
  • Integrating prevention into the social security system

The relevance of the 5 pillars within International 
and European strategies

  • ILO Global Strategy on Occupational Safety and Health; ILO C 187
    Seiji Machida, International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  • ISSA Strategy on Proactive and Preventative Social Security
    Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, International Social Security Association (ISSA)
  • EU-Community Strategy on Health and Safety at Work
    Jukka Takala, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
  • Seoul Declaration
    Gye-wan Bae, Korean Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA)
  • Occupational Health and Primary Health Care Strategies
    Peter Buijs, TNO Work and Employment, The Netherlands
  • NDPHS Strategy on Health at Work
    Wiking Husberg, International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  • IALI Action Plan
    Paul Weber, International Association of Labour Inspection (IALI)

Closing remarks
Olaf Petermann, Special Commission on Prevention, ISSA

The implementation of International and European strategies 
at national level

National views on the 5 pillars | Questions and answers

  • Kris de Meester, Business Europe, Belgium (asked)
  • Nilton Freitas, Trade Union of the Chemical Industry, Brasil
  • Lars-Mikael Bjurström, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
  • Michael Koll, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS), Germany
  • Andrey Selivanov Federal Service on Labour and Employment,
    Russian Federation
  • Elnur Sultanov, Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of Azerbaijan Republic
  • Suresh Navaratnam, Ministry of Manpower, Singapore

Exhibition with national OSH profiles

Global Prevention Culture

The Seoul Declaration, an umbrella for the implementation of international strategies at national level
Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, International Social Security Association (ISSA)

Signing of the Dresden Statement in support of the Seoul Declaration
Gye-wan Bae, KOSHA; Seiji Machida, ILO; Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, ISSA

Friday, February 4, 2011

Where we are: effectiveness of strategies

Mid-term review of the EU-Community Strategy on Health and Safety 
at Work 2007-2012
Antonio Cammarota, European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

The role of key indicators for the development and assessment strategies on safety and health
Lothar Lissner, Kooperationsstelle Hamburg IFE GmbH

Where we want to go next: implementation of strategies at company level

Discussion panel

  • Vaidotas Levickis, Business Employers Confederation, Lithuania
  • Christina Järnstedt, The Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Sweden
  • Mark Füllemann, Holcim Group Support Ltd, Switzerland
  • Jörg Arnold, ThyssenKrupp AG, Germany

How we get there: Monitoring strategies on occupational safety 
and health

Safe Work Australia – Successes and challenges of the current National Strategy 2002 - 2012
Rex Hoy, Safe Work Australia

ESENER – a tool to monitor progress at enterprise level
Tim Tregenza, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work 

We continue with…

International Panel of Working Life (IPW) – first thoughts and drafts
Jukka Takala, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work 

The media as a partner for the implementation of international and national strategies
Gregor Doepke, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV)

3 Workshops in parallel

From international declarations and agreements to regional 
and local action

WORKSHOP 1 - …at policy level

  • Work Safety Policy and Introduction of Risk Management in the Russian Federation
    Natalia Zharova, Ministry of Health and Social Development, Russian Federation
  • Implementation and evaluation of policy-level interventions for the
    management of psychosocial risks
    Stavroula Leka, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Challenges and opportunities of temporary work: Implementation and
    evaluation of a national strategic work programme
    Bernhard Brückner, Ministry for Social Affairs of the State of Hessen, Germany

Chair: David Gold, Gold-Knecht Associates

WORKSHOP 2 - …at company/business level

  • Global safety and health in multinational enterprises II
    Katja Oberstebrink, Jörg Arnold, ThyssenKrupp AG, Germany
  • Cross-border OSH services - The interests of companies and demands of service suppliers
    Bernd Siegemund, BAD GmbH/TeamPrevent Group, Germany

Chair: Rainer von Kiparski, Institute for Work and Social Hygiene (IAS)

WORKSHOP 3 - …at social level

  • New concept in basic occupational health services – BOHS
    Jorma Rantanen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Blind Spot for work in public health care: A danger for the third pillar
    Peter Buijs, TNO - Kwaliteit van Leven, The Netherlands

Chair: Bernd Treichel, International Social Security Association (ISSA)

Presentation of the results from the working groups


Walter Eichendorf and Hans-Horst Konkolewsky


The conference will be facilitated by:
Reinhard Philippi, faircom and David Gold, Gold-Knecht Asscociates