Presentation on theme: "Rebekah Smith, Senior Adviser Social Affairs, BUSINESSEUROPE"— Presentation transcript:
1 Rebekah Smith, Senior Adviser Social Affairs, BUSINESSEUROPE Healthy Workplaces Campaign Partner Experiences, Activities and BenefitsRebekah Smith, Senior Adviser Social Affairs, BUSINESSEUROPE28 March 2012 | EU OSHA Campaign Partner meetingSafety and health at work is everyone’s concern. It’s good for you. It’s good for business.
2 Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2010 – 2011: Maintenance Topic of maintenanceImportance of maintenance for companies- Eliminating hazards and creating a safe working environment- Part of health and safety management- Safe maintenanceMain objectives of maintenance campaign- Raise awareness of the importance of maintenance for workers’ safety and health- Raise awareness of employers’ legal responsibilities to carry out maintenance, and of the business case for doing so- Promote a simple, structured approach to managing maintenance activities
3 Health workplaces campaign 2010 – 2011: Maintenance Campaign partnerBUSINESSEUROPE workshop: the importance of maintenance and challenges at company level- Business benefits of maintenance activities- Considerations for maintenance activitiesBenefits for BUSINESSEUROPE- Exchange of information with companies and members- Showing dedication to health and safety issues3
4 2012 – 2013 campaign: Working together for risk prevention Why is BUSINESSEUROPE involved?Importance of risk prevention approachOSH systems for identifying and minimising riskBenefits of good safety and healthManagement leadership - worker participation and constructive engagementOur commitment4