Occupational Health and Safety Forum

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The Forum is recognized as continuous training for designated workers (travailleur désigné) in Luxembourg. A certificate of attendance will be sent to you by e-mail.

Programme

Facilitator: Camille Ney

Opening panel discussion

  • Marc Lauer, Chair of the INDR, Luxembourg
  • Michel Reckinger, Chair of the UEL, Luxembourg
  • Claude Seywert, Chair of the AAA, Luxembourg

Introductory address

  • Martina Hesse-Spötter, Chair of the ISSA Section for Electricity and of the Special Commission on Prevention, Managing director of the Cologne District Administration for Rehabilitation and Compensation of the BG ETEM, Germany
  • Dr. Jens Jühling, Secretary General of the ISSA Section for Electricity and Head of the Prevention Department of the BG ETEM

Facilitators: Camille Ney and Joy Mukherjee, Head of Media and Events Department of the BG ETEM

Panel discussion: VISION ZERO in Luxemburg

  • Marc Gross, Director of Public Affairs & Analysis – Social Affairs, Employment & Training of the Chamber of Skilled Crafts and Trades, Luxembourg
  • Michèle Marques, Senior Advisor of the UEL, Luxembourg
  • Anne-Sophie Theissen, Director Legal & Tax of the Chamber of Commerce, Luxembourg
  • Dr. Annick Sunnen, Head of Prevention Department of the AAA, Luxembourg
  • Georges Wagner, Managing director of the AAA, Luxembourg

Testimonial of the winner of the National Occupational Health and Safety Award 2020 by Mary Cassao, Nurse and Kinaesthetics in-house at the Northern Hospital (CHdN), Luxembourg

Vision Zero – Proactive Leading Indicators

  • Prof. Dr. Gerard Zwetsloot (PhD), Self-employed Researcher and Consultant, The Netherlands

Creating an open error culture and learning lessons from Near Misses

  • Sabine Herbst, Deputy Section Manager for Strategic Cooperation at the Central Prevention Division of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV)
  • Dorothee Hübner (M.A.), Head of the Accident Coding Department at the Competence Centre Prevention Statistics of the BG ETEM
  • Carlo Schiertz, Safety Consultant and Facilitator, ISO 45001 Auditor at Labyrinth Sàrl-S, Luxembourg

Questions and answers

Facilitators: Camille Ney and Marion Seidel, Head of the Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Department of the BG ETEM, Germany

Message from Mr Romain Schneider, Minister of Social Security, Luxembourg

Current trends in the standard range of the ISO 45000 series

  • Uwe Marx, Head of the Integration of Occupational Health and Safety Department of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the administrative sector (VBG)

Risks and opportunities – practical implementation of the DIN ISO 45001 requirement in the company’s occupational health and safety management system

  • Stefan Butz, Head of the Health and Safety Management Department and Head of the Assessment Unit of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the trade and logistics industry (BG HW)

Virtual reality for more safety

Immersion in a building site
  • Alexis Sikora, Head of the Construction Department of the Training Institute for the Building Sector (IFSB S.A.), Luxembourg
Supplementary instruction for working on electrical systems
  • Jens Epe, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of World of VR, Germany
  • Guiseppe Torcoli, Occupational Safety Specialist at RheinEnergie, Germany

Questions and answers

Facilitators: Camille Ney and Martine Peters, Senior Advisor of the UEL, Luxembourg

Message from Mr Dan Kersch, Minister of Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy, Luxembourg

Vision Zero and supply chains

  • Dr. Tommi Alanko, Head of the Occupational Safety Unit at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH), Finland

Making global supply chains sustainable

  • Dr. Gregor Kemper, Head of the International Relations Department at the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV), Germany

The ESR Guide in Luxembourg – human rights and occupational health and safety topics

  • Norman Fisch, Secretary General of the INDR, Luxembourg

Testimonial of the company IKO Development, awarded with the label ESR – ENTREPRISE RESPONSABLE

Questions and answers

Facilitators: Camille Ney and Dr Robert Goerens, Head of the Occupational Health Department (DSAT) of the Health Directorate, Luxembourg

Message from Ms Paulette Lenert, Minister of Health, Luxembourg

Sanitary recommendations in the context of a pandemic

  • Dr Patrizia Thiry, Director General of the Occupational Health Association for the Tertiary and the Financial Sector (ASTF), Luxembourg

Testimonial of PwC Luxembourg by Dominique Laurent, Managing director

Health protection while teleworking

Panel discussion: Legal framework of telework in Luxembourg and Germany
  • Héloïse Antoine, Senior Advisor of the UEL, Luxembourg
  • Maren Knopp, Head of the Legal Department for Accident Prevention of the BG ETEM, Germany
  • Guillaume Schimberg, Deputy Managing director of the AAA, Luxembourg
Ergonomics while teleworking
  • Thorsten Wagner, Expert at the Competence Centre Occupational Health of the BG ETEM, Germany
Psychological burden and telework
  • Dr. Just Mields, Expert at the Competence Centre Occupational Health of BG ETEM, Germany

New interactive toolbox for preventing psychosocial stress

  • Dr Carolin Gorges, Occupational Psychologist at the Multi-Sector Occupational Health Service (STM), Luxembourg

Questions and answers

Facilitator: Camille Ney

Closing panel – Conclusions and outlook

  • Frank Göller, Head of Supervision and Counselling of the BG ETEM, Germany
  • Jean-Paul Olinger, CEO of the UEL and of the INDR, Luxembourg
  • Claude Seywert, Chair of the AAA, Luxembourg

 

 

AAA: Luxembourg Accident Insurance Association

UEL: Luxembourg Employers Association

INDR: National Institute for Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility

BG ETEM: German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the energy, textile, electrical and media products sectors

Previous editions

Edition 2020
Format with exhibitors - cancelled
Edition 2019
Conference format
Edition 2018
Format with exhibitors
Edition 2017
Conference format
Edition 2016
Format with exhibitors

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