EU-OSHA: Digital platform work in the health and social care sector: implications for occupational safety and health

The health and social care sector has traditionally been ahead of the curve in datafication and digitalisation trends. Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the continued technological and societal changes affect not only the workers in the sector but also the affordability and quality of care provision. A paper of EU-OSHA (Link) offers evidence on the occupational safety and health (OSH) risks and opportunities of digital platform work in the sector.

2024-04-10T15:56:14+02:00

The 5th TOS+H Expo starts in Istanbul in May 2024

From 2 to 4 May 2024 TOS+H Expo will open its doors for the fifth time continuing its impressive success story. The trade fair, which has become established as an indispensable platform for occupational safety health experts in Turkey and the region, registers very high demand and plenty of space bookings, which impressively underscores the strongly growing interest in this key event in the region.

2024-04-10T15:52:40+02:00

EU-OSHA: Worker management through AI – From technology development to the impacts on workers and their safety and health

How can artificial intelligence support the safety inspection of machines? What does the increasing digitalization of human-machine interaction mean for occupational safety? How robust is Industry 4.0 against cyberattacks? These and other questions will be addressed by international experts in a digital lecture series developed by the IFA in cooperation with the Section Machine and System Safety of the International Social Security Association (ISSA).

2024-04-10T17:01:18+02:00

DGUV and ISSA: Digital manufacturing – free online seminars

How can artificial intelligence support the safety inspection of machines? What does the increasing digitalization of human-machine interaction mean for occupational safety? How robust is Industry 4.0 against cyberattacks? These and other questions will be addressed by international experts in a digital lecture series developed by the IFA in cooperation with the Section Machine and System Safety of the International Social Security Association (ISSA).

2024-04-10T15:49:26+02:00

ISSA: Report highlights rehabilitation services and Post-COVID-19 conditions

The ISSA (International Social Security Association) Working Group on Rehabilitation (IWGR) has produced the report “Rehabilitation for COVID-19 and Post-COVID-19 conditions”, which analyses how countries have addressed these issues. The report is based on an international survey conducted by the German Federal Pension Insurance (Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund – DRV Bund).

2024-02-07T16:41:47+01:00

Führungskräfte im Arbeitsschutz: Wie Stress vermieden und Gesundheit gefördert werden kann

Die Plattform „Fit für Job und Leben“ bietet eine neue Videoreihe zum Thema “Gefahrstoffe, Maschinen, gesunde Arbeitsbedingungen – und führen soll ich auch noch?” an. Die Videos basieren auf einer (inter-)aktiven Session, die die BG RCI und die Basi beim A+A-Kongress im Oktober 2023 veranstaltet haben.

Die Session richtete sich an Führungskräfte sowie Fachexpertinnen und -experten im Arbeitsschutz und thematisierte die Herausforderungen und Lösungen für eine gesunde und sichere Arbeitsgestaltung. Mit Hilfe des Improvisationstheaters “3 Kölsch ein Schuss”, inszenierten Szenen und Experteninterviews wurden […]

2024-02-06T16:20:43+01:00

38th International A+A Congress 2023 closes: significant interest in real-world occupational safety solutions

The 38th International A+A Congress 2023, organised by the German Federal Association for Occupational Safety and Health (Basi), was a showcase for sustainability in occupational safety. Some of the other topical issues discussed by the around 3,000 congress visitors included artificial intelligence and its potential applications, as well as the consequences of climate change. The A+A Congress was held in conjunction with the WearRAcon Europe Congress for Exoskeleton Technology and the autumn conference of the German Society of Workplace Science (GfA) in Düsseldorf.

2023-11-09T14:23:05+01:00
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