International Conference Prague
OSH Education and Training in the changing world of work
The 2nd International Conference "OSH Education and Training in the changing world of work" at Prague is jointly organised by the Occupational Safety and Health and Fire Prevention Chamber of the Czech Republic, ENSHPO (European Network for Safety and Health Professional Organisations) and ENETOSH (European Network Education and Training in Occupational Safety and Health) in co-operation with the Ministry for Labour and Social Affaires (MPSV) Czech Chamber of Commerce.

With its results, the conference will endeavour to react to the changes which are beginning to carry out their influence on the world of work and thus even on the further development of OSH education and training not only in the Czech Republic, but in Europe as well.

The lectures by Czech and foreign specialists will be presented in Czech and English.
Simultaneous translation will be provided.

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09:30 – 10:30
    Opening Session
  • Lidmila Kleinová, Opening and Aims of the Conference
  • Petr Šimerka, Assistent Secretary of the Ministry for Labour and Social Affaires: Ministry support of the field Occupational Safety and Health as well as OSH Education and Training
  • Jaromír Drábek, President of the Commerce Chamber of the Czech Republic: Commerce Chamber support of the further education and training of businessmen and OSH for SME´s
  • Antonio Cammarota, Representative of the European Commission: European Community OSH Strategy and OSH Education and Training

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45
    Plenary Session
  • Giancarlo Bianchi: The role of European Network for Occupational Safety and Health Professional Organisations (ENSHPO) in the European OSH Education and Training
  • Ulrike Bollmann: The mainstreaming of occupational health and safety into education and training in Europe: the role of the European Network for Education and Training in Occupational safety and Health (ENETOSH)

11:45 – 12:00 Discussion / questions

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – 14:30
    Plenary Session
  • Andrew Hale: Certification Standard for European Safety and Health Managers
  • Paul Swuste: Is certification of trainers and courses in occupational safety worthwile?
  • Thomas Kohstall: Quality in Prevention – the contribution on education and training

14:30 – 15:00 Discussion / questions

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 17:10
    Plenary Session
  • Reinhard Koerbler: Safety training in occupational schools – general condition for a working life without accidents)
  • Kici Güler: Qualification of trainers in Safety and Health
  • Ivan Majer: Occupational Safety and Health Education is more than Safety training
  • Irena Kuhnová - Stanislav Malý: Education and training of lectors for labour-law relations, work conditions and risk prevention – the encouragement of employers
  • Blanka Kalupová – Renata Mašková: Processing of the OSH and FP distance education programme for the further vocational education and training

17:10 – 17:40 (18:00) Discussion / questions


09:00 – 10:30
    Plenary Session
  • Rudolf Hahn: New demands for the education and training of the labour inspectors
  • Vlasta Kubenová: OSH professional examinations in conformity with the law No. 309/2006
  • Zdeněk Somr: New Czech law – verification and recognition of the further education results – new education and training methods and personal qualification requirements
  • Lidmila Kleinová: New demands for the knowledge and skills of the OSH professionals in the Czech republic
  • P.M.Arezes – A.S.Miguel: Safety behaviour predictors: a case study regarding noise exposure

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:40
    Plenary Session
  • Gabriele Kaida: Common EU Strategy and implementation in Austria - Brief introduction of OSH experts in Austria
  • Miluše Váchová: Education and Training of the representatives of employees

11:40 – 12:20 Discussion: Results, proposals, recommendations, perspectives

12:20 – 12:30 Closing remarks

Conference information

28.02.2008 – 29.02.2008

Time schedule
28.02.2008: 9:30 – 17:30 hours
29.02.2008: 9:00 – 12:30 hours

PRAHA, Český svaz vědeckotechnických společností,
(Czech Union of Scientific and Technical Societies)
Novotného lávka 5, 116 68 Praha 1, conference hall

28.02.2008: 8:30 – 9:30 hours

Conference fees– Participants:

Until 15.2.2008: 110 €

After that date and onsite: 130 €
(Speakers don´t pay the fee)

Bank transfer to the account:
With the indication: „282908“ and the name of participant.
Acount: 5123901 at the Komerční banka, Praha 1; Bank code: 0100 (for bank transfers within Czech Republic)
IBAN: CZ8901000000000051239011; SWIFT (BIC) KOMBCZPPXXX (for bank transfers from abroad)

Lidmila Kleinová,

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