ANTICIPATING THE CRISIS AND BEING PREPARED FOR IT - INVEST NOW IN ADEQUATE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY SYSTEMS
On April 28, at 11:00 am Nur-Sultan time, a webinar will be held on the topic "Anticipating the crisis and being prepared for it - Investing now in adequate occupational safety systems", which will be timed to coincide with the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.
The International Labor Organization (ILO) celebrates World Day for Safety and Health at Work on April 28 to help prevent accidents and illnesses in the workplace around the world.
This awareness campaign aims to raise public awareness of health and safety issues and an increase in work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths.
In every region of the world, governments, trade unions, employers' organizations and health and safety practitioners are organizing events for World Day.
The webinar is being held under the auspices of the Kazakhstan International Conference and Exhibition on Occupational and Industrial Safety - KIOSH 2021, which, due to the long-term negative impact on the world of coronavirus infection, were postponed to April 27-29, 2022.
According to the ILO, more than 2 million workers in the world die each year in production or as a result of labor activity. Economic losses amount to 4% of the gross domestic product of the world economy and in monetary terms exceeds 1.25 trillion US dollars. The protracted COVID-19 pandemic has caused many countries, employers and the general public to face unprecedented challenges related to the virus and the many impacts it has on the world of work.
It was particularly relevant to take the opportunity to time our webinar on World Labor Day to raise awareness and stimulate dialogue on the importance of creating and implementing sustainable OSH systems and investing in them, building on domestic and foreign examples of mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, talk about investments in digitalization and the use of modern IT solutions in the field of occupational safety.
The webinar will be aimed at bringing together domestic and foreign experts for an open dialogue, exchange of experience, new trends and advanced practical solutions at a high level.
The online platform will provide an excellent opportunity for representatives of occupational safety and health organizations, labor inspectors, safety specialists and business representatives to share their vision of the further development of modern industrial accident prevention systems in the context of pandemics.
The webinar program will cover the following topics:
- Ensuring safe working conditions at enterprises in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
- Anticipating the crisis and being prepared for it - invest now in adequate occupational safety systems.
- IAIT on the role of labor inspectorates in combating the pandemic.
- The role of trade unions in improving the labor protection system.
- Investments in IT solutions, increasing the role of employees in preventing risks, dealing with pandemics (COVID), prospects for IT development in the field of health and safety.
Attendees of the webinar will enjoy an unprecedented program with the participation of key industry experts, representatives of government agencies and businesses. Representatives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Committee for Labor, Social Protection and Migration of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Kazakhstan, the Federal Service for Labor and Employment (Rostrud) of the Russian Federation, International Association of Labor Inspections (IAIT), Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Specialists from Eurasian Group LLP, NC KTZh JSC, VIST Mining Technology LLC, AK Altynalmas JSC will also share their experience.
Traditionally, the webinar will end with a Q&A session from the webinar participants.
The organizers of the webinar are the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kazakhstan Exhibition Company Iteca.
Participation as a delegate - listener is free after registration. You can find more detailed information about the conference, speakers and sessions schedule on https://kiosh.kz/online/28-april/