Workshop on management of occupational safety and health in international organizations of the United Nations

Workshop on management of occupational safety and health in international organizations of the United Nations

Workshop on management of occupational safety and health in international organizations of the United Nations

17–21 Abril 2023
El curso está disponible en English
Presentación del curso

International organizations face the challenge of managing Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). Frequently, the nature of their operations, the legal frameworks of reference or the lack of an integrated approach has resulted on unsatisfactory management systems for the needs of the organizations and their members. As other business issues OSH can be managed in an organization. In general terms, OSH management refers to the practices and organizational measures for the deployment of resources from an initial plan to reach the intended goals in order to ensure that an acceptable level of safety and health is maintained in the organization. An OSH management system method also requires to monitor and evaluate progress toward the previously established goals, and identify areas for improvement. The International Training Centre of the ILO is organizing this workshop in Turin, Italy to acquaint participants with ILO guidelines and principles, as well as with consolidated and successful OSH management practices from other organizations.

¿Quiénes participan en este curso?

- OSH coordinators, supportive staff and supervisors involved in the implementation of OSH measures in international organizations; - employees' and management's representatives involved in bipartite consultative bodies concerned with OSH in international organizations; - external consultants supporting international organizations on OSH.

Objectives

This workshop provides participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively implement and operate a management system for the improvement of the OSH Workshop on anagement of occupational safety and health in international organizations. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the main concepts and fundamentals as well as the ILO principles on OSH.
  • Describe the most relevant hazards concerning their organizations and the most frequent preventive and protective measures to be adopted.
  • Analyse and the OSH-MS in an organization in order to propose measures for its improvement
  • Transfer knowledge on OSH management and the methodology and steps to carry out a risk assessment in a workplace.
Contents
  • Concepts and fundamentals on occupational safety and health (OSH)
  • The ILO principles on OSH
  • Main risks in international organizations
  • Why manage OSH? Management approaches
  • Policy and organization
  • Risk assessment: methodologies
  • Hazard control and prevention and protection measures
  • Monitoring, evaluation and review of OSH performance
  • Reporting, recording and investigation of occupational accidents and diseases
  • Fire prevention and management
  • Management of psychosocial risks
  • Health surveillance.

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