"We see the Safety & Work website as a valuable asset, one which will assist small and medium sized businesses to manage the health and safety of their workforce by drawing on examples of best practice and shared resources from a number of countries. The British Safety Council is delighted to play its part and to support this excellent enterprise."
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive, British Safety Council
"Kleine und mittlere Unternehmen (KMU) haben über Ländergrenzen hinweg vor allem eine Erwartung an den Arbeitsschutz: Prävention muss einfach, praxisnah, an den Bedürfnissen vor Ort ausgerichtet und wirksam sein. Safety-work erfüllt mit seinen Checklisten und Beispielen guter Praxis genau diesen Anspruch."
Dr. Walter Eichendorf, stv. Hauptgeschäftsführer der
Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung
“For OSH specialists, SMEs are difficult to reach. These companies require support in their approach and must address prevention within the framework of their professional practice. To this end, INRS offers a series of simple, customised tools enabling SMEs to implement an occupational risk prevention strategy in their company on their own. The “Safety & Work” website contributes to sharing tools developed in different countries and disseminating them to the greatest possible number of SMEs.”
Stéphane Pimbert, Director general, INRS
"Die Safety & Work-Website bietet genau das, was kleine und mittelständische Unternehmen benötigen: Eine schnelle, umfassende und vor allem praxistaugliche Informationsplattform rund um das Thema Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheit. Die Vermeidung von Unfällen und die Erhaltung der Gesundheit gehören zu den Kernaufgaben der BGN. Safety & Work ist ein wichtiges Medium, mit dem wir unsere Zielgruppe direkt erreichen."
Klaus Marsch, Hauptgeschäftsführer der
Berufsgenossenschaft Nahrungsmittel und Gastgewerbe
« La cultura è la base per ogni crescita professionale; sin da quando ho assunto l’incarico di Presidente dell'ente bilaterale del turismo di Venezia mi sono impegnato a diffondere un po' alla volta sempre più i corsi: l’ informatica, l'inglese, la cucina,la capacità di comunicazione, per arrivare di recente agli aspetti della psicologia, d’ importanza fondamentale Mi sono sempre posto l'obiettivo di far innamorare di questa magnifica parola che è la cultura i lavoratori del turismo e le persone che, a vario titolo, lavorano con il nostro ente»
Luigi Puntar, Presidente EBT area veneziana
«Dans notre environnement hyper connecté, l’accès à l’information est complexe. Le thème de la Santé et de la Sécurité au Travail est abordé par une multitude de sites. Comment accéder à des informations validées qui font référence en termes de S&ST ? Dans chaque pays, des organismes (tels l’INRS et les Carsat en France) proposent un accès à une information de qualité. Les enjeux des risques professionnels ne sauraient toutefois se limiter aux frontières d’un pays, aux barrières d’une langue. C’est en cela que l’offre Internet « Safety-Work.org » est inhabituelle en donnant accès à des outils et démarches conçus et mis en œuvre dans d’autres pays, avec des approches souvent différentes. Vous y trouverez des façons originales de dynamiser vos actions de prévention.»
Georges Lischetti, ingénieur conseil régional, Carsat Alsace-Moselle
"The “Safety & Work” website is a great tool for SME’s. It’s simple to navigate and the tools are not full of jargon that many small companies would not understand. All of this means SME’s are more likely to actually use it as a resource and that is what counts. Congratulations to all of the site creators for a job well done."
Ben Hume - Chair BC Safety Charter Steering Committee and President and CEO Sheppards Building Materials Inc., Canada
"Congratulations on the creation of www.safety-work.org this very useful international pool of knowledge, tested practice and useable information for Small and Medium business. Linking to this database will be of immense assistance to owners, operators, supervisors and employees. I am very pleased to support this valuable effort and to reference it to all. Well done indeed."
Maureen Shaw, President and CEO Industrial Accident Prevention Association(Retired) and former Canadian Vice-President ISSA Machine-Systems Section
The retail trade is not spared from accidents at work and occupational diseases. However, prevention measures enable to maintain the health of the employees and the enterprises.
The sector of the retail trade consists of different activities: clothing stores, toy stores, furniture stores as well as drugstores, pharmacies, libraries. It has many sales points which are often very small.
The Website is maintained by non-commercial organisations from different countries, promoting occupational safety and health in small and medium-sized enterprises. It is based on the “10 keys to success” for a small enterprise in the area of prevention. more
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Safety Management, a monthly print magazine (online version and website) publishes news and features related to occupational health and safety and environment. It is aimed at anyone with health and safety responsibilities who needs to stay informed about the latest news, legislation and best practice in the field and other experts on occupational health or people who are interested in health and safety issues.
ENWHP has been working towards its mission of "healthy employees in healthy organisations" since it was established in 1996. By carrying out a number of joint initiatives and by developing good practice criteria for WHP, the network has become a frontrunner in European Workplace Health Promotion.
The ENWHP Newsletter provides its readers several times a year with information about projects, news from ENWHP and its National Contact Offices (NCOs), upcoming events and good practice from the field of workplace health promotion.
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