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INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY ASSOCIATION ISSA. WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF SOCIAL SECURITY. Patricia Weinert Programme Manager Work Injury - Prevention. Presentación: AISS. ¿WHAT IS THE ISSA?. A non-profit international organization, founded in 1927

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Welcome to the world of social security

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL

SECURITY ASSOCIATION

ISSA

WELCOME

TO THE WORLD

OF SOCIAL

SECURITY

Patricia Weinert

Programme Manager

Work Injury - Prevention


Welcome to the world of social security

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¿WHAT IS THE ISSA?

A non-profit international organization, founded in 1927

A privileged forum for social security institutions and administrative entities

A recognized association for the development of social protection

Promotes cooperation

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OBJECTIVES

Cooperate, at the international level, in the defence, promotion and development of social security throughout the world

Technical and administrative improvement

Advance the social and economic conditions of the population on the basis of social justic

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PRINCIPAL MEANS OF ACTION

International and regional meetings and conferences

Collection and dissemination of worldwide social security information

Promotion and dissemination of research and surveys on social security issues

General and specialized training programmes – training material – technical assistance among members

Cooperation with other international or regional organizations

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MEMBERSHIP

Affiliate members

Associate members

At present :

386 member organizations in 149 countries

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STRUCTURE

GENERAL SECRETARIAT (HQ) in GENEVA

Regional Office for Africa

Regional Office for the Americas

Sub-regional Representatives for:

Central America and Spanish-speaking Caribbean

English-speaking Caribbean countries

Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Regional Office for Europe

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AREAS OF ACTIVITIES

Social Security branches

Research

Administrative management

IT

Actuarial and statistics

Training

Prevention

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OCCUPATIONAL RISKS

Technical Commission of Occupational Accidents and Employment Injuries

Special Commission on Prevention

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Technical Commission on Occupational Accidents and Employment Injuries

Compensation

and

rehabilitation

aspects

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Activities of the TC Commission

Workshop on ODs

(Limassol, 2003)

CD Rom

Reports, publications

Seminar cycle on challenges of ODs around the world

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Why Prevention?

Protecting the health of human beings is a basic humanitarian principle, and consequently one of the fundamental objectives of social security

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 . . .

SAFETY

PAYS

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ISSA’S PREVENTION PROGRAMME …

… AN INTERNATIONAL SAFETY FORUM

Special Commission on Prevention

Bureau

Members

(representatives of the 11 International Sections)

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Objectives

  • To initiate

  • To co-ordinate

  • Conduct

  • international activities

  • to promote prevention

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SPECIAL COMMISSION OF PREVENTION

Task force

Triennial programme

Joint projects

Working groups

Internet site

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International Sections on

Prevention of Occupational Risks:

Agriculture

Chemical Industry

Construction Industry

Electricity – Gas – Long-Distance Heating – Water

Health Services

Iron and Metal Industry

Machine and System Safety

Mining Industry

Education and Training

Information

Research

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MEANS OF ACTION

exchange of information and experience

International events –

World Congress

Technical co-operation

Working groups

Research

Publications

Internet site

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SOME …

Prevention strategies

Epidemiology and

Occupational risks

SMEs

Dangerous substances at work

AREAS

OSHMinCONS

The integration of

administration in

prevention

Data bases

Accident statistics

The integration of OHS

competencies into

vocational and technical

education

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Some products

  • Prevention strategy

  • in agriculture:

  • child prevention

  • female farmers

  • seasonal workers

  • older workers

  • forestry work

  • legislation

  • ….

Exists in 11 languages

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Some products

  • A framework for cooperation

  • Defines the principles and

  • measures

  • Developed by 9 countries

  • (A/Br/Ca/Es/EE.UU/Fr/Pt/RU/CH)

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Some products

  • RECOMMENDATIONS

  • for protecting health care workers’ health

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Some products

RESOLUTION

Hazardous

substances

in the mining and

mineral extraction

industries

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Some products

Declaration on asbestos

Beijing 2004

Is directed to countries which still produce or use asbestos

Urges all countries to ban

the manufacture, trade and use of all types of asbestos and asbestos-containing products as soon as possible

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World Congress on

Safety and Health at Work

Jointly organized by ILO and ISSA

Approx. 3 000 participants

A unique international forum

International Film- and Multimedia Festival organized by the Electricity and Information Sections

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XVIIth World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

18 to 22 September 2005 Orlando, USA

Impact of Globalization: Opportunities and Risks

Leadership in Safety and Health

Challenges in a Changing World of Work

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New challenges

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Website

www.issa.int

www.prevention.issa.int

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