THE EUROGIP discussions: a European conference
The conference is addressed to anyone particularly interested in hearing the testimonies of representatives of organisations from other countries or European institutions on an issue related to prevention of occupational risks or insurance against accidents at work and occupational diseases.
The Eurogip Discussions which took place on Monday 22 October 2007 in Paris were organised around four issues: 1/ The issues: definition, causes, implications… 2/ Which Community framework for preventing MSD? 3/ Occupational health and safety initiatives that have had a real impact 4/ Effective initiatives for reintegration of victims. The objective of the Eurogip Discussions, held annually, is to encourage the exchange of information and experience between the relevant players at the European level: government, occupational risk insurance and prevention organisations, social partners, safety managers, occupational health services, employee representatives, etc. Only in French
All the indicators point to an upward trend in consumption within the enterprise of legal and illegal drugs such as alcohol, cannabis, stimulants and tranquillizers. Eurogip therefore adopted this theme for the fifth session of its Discussions. The objective of the Eurogip Discussions, held annually, is to encourage the exchange of information and experience between the relevant players at the European level: government, occupational risk insurance and prevention organisations, social partners, safety managers, occupational health services, employee representatives, etc.
This is the theme of the Eurogip Discussions held in Paris on 14 October 2005, knowing that the use of temporary workers is constantly increasing, the frequency index for occupational injuries concerning such workers is among the highest, while the results of the application of the directive governing the health and safety of temporary workers and workers on fixed-term contracts are, in the Commission’s own opinion, very inadequate…
The Europe of tomorrow will be built with seniors. On the one hand, life expectancy is increasing and fertility rates are highly inadequate for generation renewal. At the same time, seniors represent the chief reservoir, apart from immigration, to cope with the labour shortage looming on the horizon. Ageing baby boomers will start retiring in large numbers from 2005 on, while there is a shortage of young people to replace them. Accordingly, in 2010, the 45-64 age group in Europe will account for almost half the working-age population. It is in this context of population ageing that Eurogip organised in early October a European conference to promote the exchange of experience and information on the following theme: “How to promote workers’ health throughout their working life?”
Proceedings available in French only Eurogip organized Tuesday December 9, 2003 a European day-debate on the topic of the prevention of traffic accidents involving somebody who is at work at the time, whether they are occasional or regular displacements, which are often fatal. Proceedings are available only in French.
Proceedings available in French only