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02 October 2017 - 13 October 2017

National Programmes and Systems of Occupational Safety and Health

02 October 2017 - 13 October 2017

National Programmes and Systems of Occupational Safety and Health

National Programmes and Systems of Occupational Safety and Health

Course Information

02 October 2017 - 13 October 2017

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9010351

English

Deadline: 22 September 2017

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The International Training Centre of the ILO, in collaboration with SafeWork (the ILO programme which promotes OSH), organizes this course in Turin to acquaint participants with international guidelines and principles of the ILO and the experience of consolidated and successful national OSH systems and programmes. Although each country presents different problems regarding its national OSH situation and therefore requires different solutions, this course provides useful inputs to participants in the decision-making process for the improvement and development of the OSH governance within their respective countries.

Description

Description

The International Training Centre of the ILO, in collaboration with SafeWork (the ILO programme which promotes OSH), organizes this course in Turin to acquaint participants with international guidelines and principles of the ILO and the experience of consolidated and successful national OSH systems and programmes. Although each country presents different problems regarding its national OSH situation and therefore requires different solutions, this course provides useful inputs to participants in the decision-making process for the improvement and development of the OSH governance within their respective countries.

Target audience

Target audience

This course is aimed at: - Policy makers, senior officials and advisers from government institutions in charge of the planning, implementation and management of OSH at the national level; - Workers' and employers' representatives involved in the policy-making process on OSH at the national level; - The programme may also be of interest to other people such as researchers, trainers or consultants in this field.

Information and costs

Information and costs

The cost of participation, excluding international air travel, is EUR 3,625 (course fees EURO 2,275 and participant subsistence, EURO 1,350) payable in advance by the participant or his or her sponsoring organization. This covers tuition fees; the use of training facilities and support services; training materials and books; accommodation and full board at the Centre's campus; and emergency medical care and insurance.

Objectives

Objectives

The general objective of this course is to strengthen the capacity of planning, developing and governing the
national efforts to improve the OSH. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Explain the ILO principles, concepts and experience related to National OSH Governance;
• Describe the organizational models and operational arrangements of selected countries for OSH national
governance as well as its policies;
• Analyse the needs and requirements of their respective countries for an effective national OSH governance;
• Establish conclusions and recommendations on the feasibility of applying the analysed approaches and experiences to their national and institutional contexts;
• Advise on the formulation, implementation and evaluation of national policies, strategies and programmes with regard to the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases.

Content

Content

• The ILO experience: ILO Global Strategy on Occupational Safety and Health, Conventions nos. 155 and 187;
• Concepts: OSH national policy, systems, programmes and profiles;
• OSH governance: principles, policies and decision-making framework;
• The national policy on OSH;
• Components of the OSH national system:
– OSH Legislation: Legal and technical standards;
– Enforcement and ensuring compliance;
– Information and training;
– Awareness raising and promotion of safety culture;
– Technical support and services to the enterprises;
– Research activities: Collection and analysis of data on OSH national situation;
– Employment injury schemes.
• Elaboration of a national OSH profi le;
• Planning of policies and strategies on OSH;
• Procedures to formulate a National Programme on OSH;
• Launching, implementation and coordination, monitoring and evaluation mechanisms;
• OSH national models and experiences of selected countries;
• The experiences of participating countries.

Format and methodology

Format and methodology

The methodology will be centred on the participants and the learning process, with the support of facilitators. The training methodology will use active methods for learning, making use of the knowledge and the experience of participants, promoting a permanent communication among participants through group work and discussions that will facilitate their own total integration and participation in the course activities.

Participants will also be presented with pertinent documentation as a follow-up to the presentations in order to expand the knowledge about the topics. 

A permanent monitoring of the learning process will be conducted throughout the training by the course coordinator.

At the end of the course, an individual end-of-course evaluation questionnaire will be used to allow participants to express their views about the training experience.

Language requirements

Language requirements

English

How to apply

How to apply

Applications to participate in the course should be done on-line on the following webpage:

http://intranetp.itcilo.org/STF/A9010351/en

no later than 1 September 2017.

The filled-in application form should be accompanied by a nomination letter from the sponsoring institution
indicating how the participant will be financed.

The payment, cancellation and refund policy of the ITCILO can be consulted on the following website:

http://www.itcilo.org/en/training-offer/how-to-apply

Contact us

spgt@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 2275

Subsistence cost: 1350

Total cost: 3625

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