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Conference "Prevention of Exposure to Dangerous Substances"

Event details

The Palace of Serbia, Mihajla Pupina Boulevard, Belgrade
Serbian Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs


EU-OSHA to participate in the conference underlining OSH in Serbia

The main discussions at the »Prevention of Exposure to Dangerous Substances« Conference in Belgrade will be revolved around dangerous substances management and risk prevention culture. In addition to a number of national OSH experts, EU-OSHA’s Director Dr Christa Sedlatschek and IPA Network Manager Mr Tsvetomir Tsanev will speak about the Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances campaign. A special focus will be given to Roadmap on Carcinogens, presented by our Austrian Focal point Ms Martina Häckel-Bucher.

The Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs undertake the activities under its remit and in cooperation with social partners towards safety and health at work promotion across country to protect health and lives at workplaces.



11:00 - 11:30 Welcome speeches

  • Dr Christa Sedlatschek, Director of EU-OSHA
  • High representative of Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of Serbia
  • High representative of TUC NEZAVISNOST
  • High representative of the Serbian Association of Employers
  • Zoran Đorđević, Minister of Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs


11:30 - 11:45 Break


11:45- 12:00«Improvement in the OSH field in the Republic of Serbia»  Mrs. Marina Furtula, Acting Director, OSH Directorate

12:00 - 12:15 «Labour Inspection in the OSH field» Mr. Stevan Đurović, Acting Director, Labour Inspectorate

12:15 - 12:30 «National Programme Management of Asbestos», representative of Ministry of Health

12:30 - 12:45  «My personal experience of injury at work», worker/manager who was injuried


12:45- 13:15 Coffee break 


13:15 - 13:35 «Healthy Workplaces Campaign Manage Dangerous Substances» Mr. Tsvetomir Tsanev, IPA Network manager, EU-OSHA

13:35 - 13:55 «Roadmap to Carcinogenes» - Ms Martina Häckel-Bucher (Ministry of Labour – Austria, EU-OSHA Focal piont)

13:55 - 14:15 Presentation – Branko Dunjić, director, Cleaner Production Centre of the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade


14:15 - 14:40 Coffee break 


14:40 - 15:40 Good Practice (companies to be added)


15:40 - 16:30 Lunch