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Knowledge improvement – a base of an effective work
Knowledge improvement – a base of an effective work

27.05.2015

The third National research and training conference named “Risk management in a management system of labor protection and industrial safety” took place in Kiev on May 19 – 20. There are representatives of certificated institutions and labor protection specialists of the leading enterprises of Ukraine at this event. Among them there was a representative of VMMP branch of SE”UMCC” – a chairman of labor protection service V.G.Drozd. Vladimir shared impressions about his participation in this conference:
- National research and training conference was arranged by a staff of “Labor protection” magazine with the support of the State service of Ukraine of labor issues and occupational medicine institute of NAMS of Ukraine. There were discussed actual questions regarding economical aspects of labor protection connected with risks management at the enterprise, searched arguments for dialogue with employer as for labor  protection financing, and defined priority tasks and ways for implementation of European approaches in a labor protection management.
A chairman of the State service of Ukraine of labor issue R.G.Chernega took part in the conference. Roman Chernega emphasized in his speech that the most important task for today is building of a modern Ukrainian legal basis of labor protection on the basis of ILO and EU. It is not preferred to refer to documents that were produced in the Soviet era. All resources are available for this and created international groups are acquainted with this work. He noted that proposals heard at this research and training conference will be attentively considered and realized.
Also the chairman of the State service expressed his hope that close cooperation of State service, employers and workers of trade union will allow to complete this work in a very short terms.
Leading specialists, scientific workers and international experts of labor protection and industrial safety issues made their reports at the conference. The reports had different themes but the most informative, interesting and consistent were following: “European approaches in a labor protection sphere. Expected changes and perspectives of a new ISO 45000 implementation in a year 2016”; “Switching from estimating of the risks to a systems management of labor protection at workplaces”; “Methods of identification of quiescent risks in the process of performance of audits at workplaces”; “Economical aspects of risks estimating progressive system implementation as a model of efficient redistribution of founds for effective and fruitful events of labor protection”. Reporters discussed actual questions regarding economical aspects of labor protection connected with risks management at the enterprise, provided arguments for dialogue with employer as for labor protection financing, and defined priority tasks and ways for implementation of European approaches in systems of a labor protection management.
Also there was a seminar-workshop “Accident. Reasons. Effects. Preventive measures” as a part of the conference. In the process of training of accidents investigation participants developed skills of objective identification of accidents reasons, studied psychological aspects that could lead to an accident, increased a level of safety culture.
Participants of the event noted that some results are already achieved in the sphere of labor protection since times of 1st and 2nd national research and training conferences execution. Reforming of a state monitoring in this sphere is begun – State service of Ukraine of labor issues is founded and it is a central executive authority, Regulation on a State labor is introduced. Participants also noted that advises which are included in resolutions of the previous conferences and this as well will not lose their relevance in the future because reforming process is carrying out in conditions of restricted rights of monitoring authority according to existing moratorium on auditing.
At the end of the conference all participants received appropriate certificates.
Using a chance, I’d like to thank the management of our enterprise for opportunity to take part in the conference.