This document gives a presentation of French national research and safety institute INRS’s 2018-2022 strategic plan approved by the Board of Directors.
The guidelines form part of the objectives and management agreement (“Convention d’objectifs et de gestion”) of the Occupational Injuries Branch and the Workplace Health Plan (“Plan santé travail”), with three main goals:
- Continue to promote the prevention culture and OSH improvement in companies;
- Develop appropriate knowledge, methods and tools for the needs of all enterprises and their employees while remaining attentive to changes in the working world in order to better anticipate emerging risks;
- Consolidate the expert appraisal role of the INRS with the OSH Network, the government and prevention stakeholders.
The document describes four risk prevention programmes by major occupational risk category (chemical, physical and mechanical, biological and organization-related) with emphasis on five focus topics to be examined in detail during the period.