What is the Basi?
The Federal Association for Occupational Safety and Health (Basi) is Germany’s national association of all non-commercial organizations involved in safety and health at work. It is a registered association with 81 member organizations. These include ministries of the German federal and regional governments, the social partners, statutory accident and health insurance institutions, industry associations, research bodies and institutes of higher education, and other institutions. The Basi was founded in 1961.
The Basi’s mission as set out in its articles of association is to improve the status of safety and health at work in Germany. For this purpose, it carries out joint tasks in the area of occupational safety and health and associated areas, in consultation with ist members.
Messe Düsseldorf GmbH and its local partner Tezulaş Fuar are postponing the leading trade fair for Turkish Occupational Safety and Health - TOS+H EXPO in Istanbul due to the effects of the Coronavirus Covid-19. It will now take place from 11 to 14 July 2020. In close coordination with the Turkish Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services and all partners involved, this alternative date was found.
Here we give you an overview over the information resources from WHO and ILO currently available on occupational health measures in preparing for and responding to COVID-19 outbreaks.
Occupational noise can have major negative effects on health as it causes hearing damage and deafness, stress, poor productivity, and interferes with communication. A practical guide for buyers of machineries raises awareness of the risks related to occupational noise and encourages companies to buy low-noise equipment.
By understanding the causes for long-term stress and workload of employees and its impact on sickness and rest periods, WorkingAge (WA) project aims to create a set of rules that enable adaptation of the changing status of the workers aged >50 to their working and living environment.