EU-OSHA Summit 2019 – Programma

Tra qualche ora parte la prima giornata dell’Healty Workplace Summit dell’EU-OSHA, ecco il programma della giornata:


Sessione iniziale:

  • Welcome by Christa Sedlatschek, EU-OSHA Executive Director
  • Stefan Olsson, Director, Employment and Social Legislation, Social Dialogue, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
  • Saila Ruuth, State Secretary, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, representing the Finnish EU Council Presidency (Video message)
  • Yolanda Valdeolivas, Acting Secretary of State of Employment, Ministry of Labour, Migrations and Social Security, Spanish Government
  • Mª Jesús San José, Minister of Employment and Justice, Basque Government
  • Ignacio Doreste, Advisor, ETUC
  • Kris De Meester, Chair of the Health and Safety Group, BusinessEurope
  • Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards Ceremony
  • Presentation of the Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards 2018 -19 by the Chair of the Awards Jury Mats Ryderheim, Swedish Working Environment Authority (retired)
  • Hand-over of certificates by Christa Sedlatschek, EU-OSHA Executive Director, the Chair of the Awards Jury and present VIPs
  • Statements by representatives from award winning organisations


Session 1: Carcinogens at work

  • Chair/Rapporteur: Elke Schneider, Senior Project Manager, EU-OSHA
  • Substitution of hazardous disinfectants in public services of the City of Vienna – the WIDES database, by Marion Jaros, Vienna Ombuds Office for Environmental Protection, Austria
  • Handling hazardous drugs in the health care environment – tools and guidance by INSST, by Nuria Jiménez Simon, National Institute for Safety and Health at work (INSST), Spain
  • Addressing Health Risks from Welding Fume – New SLIC guidance developed for National Labour Inspectorates, Darren Arkins, Senior Inspector, Health and Safety Authority, Ireland on behalf of SLIC CHEMEX
  • Views from members of the ACSH Working Party Chemicals, including the social partners:
  • Sirkku Saarikosi, Ministerial Advisor, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
  • Tony Musu, Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
  • Martin Wieske, Head of Occupational Health and Safety, German Non-Ferrous Metals Association, Germany

Session 2: Good Practices and interventions

  • Chair/Rapporteur: Tim Tregenza, Network Manager, EU-OSHA
  • Looking but not seeing – how can we improve visual inspections of the workplace? by Victor Hrymak, Lecturer in Environmental Health and Safety, Technical University of Dublin, Ireland
  • How do we get enterprises to substitute the dangerous for the less dangerous? by Raluca Aurora Stepa, Head of the Chemical Risks Laboratory, National Research and Development Institute on Occupational Safety (ICDPM), Romania
  • How can we effectively communicate to workers about dangerous substances? by Emilia Telo, Focal Point Coordinator, Working Conditions Authority (ACT), Portugal


Session 3: Sustainable management and substitution of dangerous substances in production processes

  • Chair: Dietmar Elsler, Project Manager, EU-OSHA
  • Rapporteur: Regine Mägerlein, Senior Regional Manager Environment, Health and Safety; ZF Friedrichshafen AG
  • Protecting People and the Environment – New Technology in Brake Pad Production, by Regine Mägerlein supported by Ignacio Azanza, Director Quality, ZF Aftermarket Iberica and Konstantin Vikulov, Director of Engineering, ZF Aftermarket Iberica
  • Example of substitution and collaboration in the automotive supply chain, by Fernando Lopes, Global EH&S and Sustainability Delphi and Hugues Leloix, Corporate Occupational Health Coordinator, PSA Group
  • Sustainable management of dangerous substances in the industrial gas industry, by Christina Matthes Industrial Hygiene Europe, Air Products, Erika Ustailieva, International Business Developer, Cosanta
  • View from the worker side, by Marian Schaapman, Head of Office of the Working Conditions, Health and Safety Unit, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)


Session 4: Main challenges for effective prevention

  • Chair / Rapporteur: Lothar Lieck, Senior Project Manager, EU-OSHA
  • Development of exposures at work places in the past 15 years and prospects for the future, by Ioannis Basinas, Senior Researcher, Institute of Occupational Medicine, UK
  • Impact of regulatory actions on substance registrations under REACH, by Fesil Mushtaq, Scientific Officer, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • Efficient Practices of Prevention in the German Chemical Industry – Today and Tomorrow, by Stefan Engel, Director Industrial Hygiene of BASF on behalf of the Association of the German Chemical Industry (VCI), Germany
  • Panel discussion with representatives of social partners:
  • Kris de Meester, Chair of the Health and Safety Group, BusinessEurope
  • Arnd Spahn Political Secretary for Agriculture sector, European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT)


E’ possibile seguire lo streaming dell’evento dalle ore 14 dal seguente link:


Safety Focus – Anno VI – Numero 12 – 12 Novembre 2019