International Symposium on Culture of Prevention - Future Approaches

Venue: Helsinki Congress Paaritorni

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Event Date/Time: Sep 25, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT +2:00 hours) End Date/Time: Sep 27, 2013 / 1:00 pm - (GMT +2:00 hours)
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Symposium topics

The Symposium will discuss the culture of prevention related to occupational risks, such as accidents, workplace violence and psychosocial risks at work. The focus will also be on organizational culture and modes of operation in organizations, and on the attitudes and behaviour of individual employees.

Why Prevention? Prevention culture as culture Evidence of benefits of culture of prevention Developing safety and prevention culture - from research to implementation and dissemination

What do we have? Challenges and barriers to promoting safety culture Sources of support for prevention, health promotion and social accident insurance Ways to promote culture of prevention

How to put it into practice? Promotion of culture of prevention Comprehensive management of safety and health: from leadership to initiativeness Good practices, case reports and evidence-based policies Future in the culture of prevention.

Keynotes by:

Dr. Paul A. Schulte, Director, Education and Information Division, NIOSH, USA

Professor Gerard Zwetsloot, TNO Safe & Healthy Business, The Netherlands

Ms. Marianne Levitsky, President Workplace Health without Borders, Canada

Dr. Seong-Kyu Kang Korea Occupational Safety & Health Agency, Korea

Dr. Walter Eichendorf, Deputy Director General DGUV, Germany


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