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  • 2015-05-27T17:30:00+02:00
  • 2015-05-27T21:30:00+02:00

27

May

2015

Greece – Sharing information and raising awareness on OSH

May 27, 2015 from 05:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Hotel Xenia Volou, Volos

Thanks to the participation of a wide range of professionals from the fields of occupational safety and health, this event aims to raise awareness about the topic of stress in the workplace and its psychosocial and economic impacts. The focus will be on both the national OSH legislative framework and the role of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, with special attention being given to the psycho-emotional impact of the financial crisis. A case study looking at the issue of workplace harassment inside a retail company will be presented and a practical example showing how work-related stress affects the refuse collection sector in the Municipality of Chalkida will be discussed.

 

Speakers:

  • Magdalini Ilidaki, Head of Unit, Local Department for Safety and Health at Work (Volos, Magnesia), Hellenic Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Welfare (YP.E.K.A.A.)
  • Antonios Christodoulou, National Focal Point Manager - Director, Directorate for Safety and Health at Work, YP.E.K.A.A.
  • Vasiliki Papanastasiou, Head of Unit, Department for OSH Training and Monitoring of Policies on OSH Issues, YP.E.K.A.A.
  • Paola Piccarolo, Communication Officer, Communication and Promotion Unit, EU-OSHA
  • Ioannis Konstantakopoulos, Directorate for Safety and Health at Work, YP.E.K.A.A.
  • Nikolaos Servetas, Occupational Doctor
  • Miltiadis Delichas, Occupational Safety and Health Inspector, Central Greece Regional Directorate for OSH (Larisa), YP.E.K.A.A.
  • Dimitrios Toukas, Occupational Safety and Health Inspector, Regional Directorate for OSH of Central Greece, Local Department for Safety and Health at Work (Chalkida-Evia), YP.E.K.A.A.,
  • Katarina Pantziou, MSc Clinical Psychology, General Hospital of Volos
  • Evaggelos Ntofis, Occupational Doctor
  • Aggeliki Mirou, Head of Unit, Directorate for Safety and Health at Work, YP.E.K.A.A.
  • Vasilis Giannakopoulos, Directorate for Safety and Health at Work, Department of OSH Conditions, YP.E.K.A.A.
  • 2015-05-28T11:00:00+02:00
  • 2015-05-28T15:00:00+02:00

28

May

2015

LATVIA – How to improve OSH performance of subcontractors

May 28, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Birojnīca, Riga

This seminar, targeting occupational health and safety experts, procurement specialists as well as quality managers, focuses on the reasons why and methods of how to improve subcontractors’ performances in the field of occupational safety and health. The legal framework on requirements for subcontractors both during the procurement procedure and supervision of work will be presented by a legal advisor. Special attention will be paid to the link between a company’s reputation and accidents involving its subcontractors’ employees in its premises.

 

Speakers:

  • Linda Matisane, Focal Point Manager, State Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Latvia
  • Sandra Zariņa, Head of Labour Protection Department, State Labour Inspectorate
  • Dace Helmane, CEO, Institute for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility
  • Representatives of companies
  • Legal adviser on procurement procedure
  • 2015-06-11T10:00:00+02:00
  • 2015-06-11T13:00:00+02:00

11

June

2015

GERMANY – Healthy Workplaces – Manage stress event

Jun 11, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
IHK Saarland, Saarbrücken

This seminar, hosted by the Federal Ministry for Environment and Consumer Protection, aims to bring together private organisations of the Saarland region, federal institutions and ministries as well as OSH experts and Safety and Health Managers in order to raise awareness about the impact of stress at work and its prevention. A special intervention about supporting SMEs to recognise psychosocial risks at work will be made by Marc Malenfer from the French Institute for Research and Security (INRS).

 

Speakers:

  • Volker Giersch, Managing Director, IHK
  • Roland Krämer, Ministry for Environment and Consumer Protection
  • Caroline Berhard-Klimt, State Office for Environment and Consumer Protection
  • Marc Malenfer, French Institute for Research and Security (INRS)
  • Cornelia Schneider, GGW Health Management and Demographic Consulting
  • Cornelius König, Professor at the University of Saarland
  • 2015-06-12T00:00:00+02:00
  • 2015-06-13T23:59:59+02:00

12

June

2015

10th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY – M&S 2015, Opatija, Croatia, June 12th and 13th, 2015

Jun 12, 2015 to Jun 13, 2015
Opatija, Croatia

European society of safety engineers (ESSE) is organizing 10th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY. Conference theme is STRESS MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY and is part of program cycle MODERN MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS AND SAFETY.

  • 2015-06-16T10:00:00+02:00
  • 2015-06-16T17:00:00+02:00

16

June

2015

Austria – Psychological stress in the working environment – A conference by experts for experts

Jun 16, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Bildungszentrum der Arbeiterkammer Wien, Vienna

This conference addresses experts on psychological stress in the work environment, industrial psychologists and occupational physicians. It focuses on the current research results regarding mental stress in the workplace and examines different prevention measures that can help achieve a healthy work environment. Specific challenges in the work environment and current scientific findings in the field of labour organisation will be examined. Participants will also have the opportunity to attend small workshop sessions in order to discuss the relevant topics and findings together with experts. The conference also aims to share information about the “Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress” campaign.

 

Speakers

  • Anna Ritzberger-Moser, Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs
  • Willibald Steinkellner , Vice President, Vienna Chamber of Labour
  • Jürgen Glaser, University of Innsbruck
  • Veronika Jakl, Work and Organisational Psychologist
  • Sigrid Schmiedl, Work and Organisational Psychologist
  • Jörg Flecker, University of Vienna
  • 2015-06-17T09:00:00+02:00
  • 2015-06-17T13:00:00+02:00

17

June

2015

Slovakia – Stress and psychosocial risks at work

Jun 17, 2015 from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Hotel Kaskady, Sliač

This seminar, the second held on the occasion of the "Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress" campaign, addresses employers and employees, employees’ representatives and safety experts. The main aim is to raise awareness about work-related stress, the psychosocial risks occurring in the workplace and their assessment. The program will be enriched by practical examples of how the topic of work-related stress is approached by representatives of state bodies, trade unions and employers, with a special focus on the topic of working time as a stress factor. In the framework of the seminar, the results from the first year of the implementation of the "Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress" campaign will also be presented. 

 

Speakers

  • Laurencia Jancurova, National Focal Point Manager, National Labour Inspectorate
  • Jarmila Stieberova, National Focal Point Assistant, National Labour Inspectorate
  • František Košč, Labour Inspectorate Banská Bystrica
  • Jana Ištóková, Labour Inspectorate Kosice
  • Nora Čechmánková and Ján Beťko, Union health insurance company
  • Miroslav Benč, Labour Inspectorate Banská Bystrica
  • Bohuslav Bendik, Trade Union Slovakia
  • 2015-06-18T08:30:00+02:00
  • 2015-06-19T17:30:00+02:00

18

June

2015

Employee Assistance European Forum - Annual Conference on Duty of care in the workplace

Jun 18, 2015 08:30 AM to Jun 19, 2015 05:30 PM
Tryp Madrid Atocha Hotel, Calle de Atocha, 83, Madrid

This year’s Employee Assistance European Forum Annual Conference will focus on ‘Duty of Care in the Workplace – the Role of Employee Assistance Programmes’.

During this two-day conference, experts and pioneers of Employee Assistance programmes will share their experiences and expertise on the themes of employee wellbeing and resilience, and how these can improve business performance. The topic of stress in the workplace is a red thread that runs throughout the event with several sessions linking back to the issue. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in workshops exploring different aspects of ‘Duty of Care’, and related challenges, such as the coaching of workers with depression or burn out complaints.

Keynote speakers:

  • Wilmar B. Schaufeli - distinguished research professor at Leuven University, Belgium and full professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
  • Marta Benetti Genolini - one of the first consultants to introduce the concept of the EAP to the Italian market and companies.
  • Laura Sinatra - free professional working on two main areas: soft-skills training in corporate environments and employee assistance programmes.
  • Tony Maplesden - chartered engineer and experienced project manager; he will be speaking about ‘stress in leadership’.
  • Neil Greenberg - academic psychiatrist based at King's College London UK, and consultant occupational and forensic psychiatrist
  • 2015-07-07T00:00:00+02:00
  • 2015-07-10T23:55:00+02:00

07

July

2015

14th European Congress of Psychology (ECP): Linking technology and psychology: feeding the mind, energy for life

Jul 07, 2015 12:00 AM to Jul 10, 2015 11:55 PM
IT Milan