Vladimir Kotov took part in the scientific-practical conference «Safety Culture and Effective Prevention Strategies»

Author Roman OBOLENSKY 

On January 31, in the city of Nalchik (the North Caucasus Federal District -NCFD), the scientific-practical conference «Safety Culture and Effective Prevention Strategies» was held. Withing the conference they arranged a regional meeting with executive authorities on the labor of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

At the conference there were discussed such issues as the Russian labor legislation improving, the status of occupational injuries, working conditions and the implementation of state programs to improve working conditions and labor protection of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, which are part of NCFD. The best regional practices to encourage employers to improve working conditions and preserving the health of workers were presented. Also, participants exchanged of experience in the implementation of the “Vision Zero” roadmap.

President ASIZ Vladimir Kotov made a presentation “Unified standard specifications, Innovative PPE as a tool for a Risk-Based Approach implementation”.

A speech addressed to colleagues from NCFD included speaking of Mr. Valery A. Korzh, The head of the Department of Working Conditions and Labor Protection of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation, and Mr. Andrei V. Moskvichyov, The General Manager of the Klin Institute for Labor Protection and Labor Conditions.

Following the words of Vladimir Kotov, “Everywhere the problem is the same — it is necessary to engage a safety culture everywhere: at work and at home as well.”

In addition, while the event, working meetings were held with Mr. Aliy T. Musukov the Chairman of NCFD Government, with Mr. Marat B. Khubiev the Deputy Chairman of NCFD Government and with Mr. Alim O. Asanov the Minister of Labor of NCFD.