The President of BCCI, Tsvetan Simeonov, participated in a meeting with representatives of the European Commission
The meeting discussed topics such as unemployment, the lack of suitable staff in the business, and the reasons for the demotivation of the unemployed to return to the labor market.
During the meeting the BCCI chairman identified as a positive change this year the introduction of mandatory impact assessment of the normative acts. He also noted the shortcomings of the entrepreneurial environment in Bulgaria.
Defined the electronization of public services as a proper guideline, referred to the tax returns by individuals and companies, but stressed that paper-based submissions should not be forbidden. According to the BCCI, it is necessary to keep this option because of the lack of 100% Internet access to all but to be subject to a fee to cover the administration’s costs of digital data entry.
Representatives of employers’ and trade union organizations took part in the meeting.
On October 25, 2016 in the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce a business meeting was held with representatives of the branch organizations in order to present a new energy cost reduction service.
The President of the Bulgarian Association of Labor, Health and Safety Mr. Borislav Tashev took part in the meeting.
Proposal to reduce energy costs
Members of the Bulgarian Labor Health and Safety Association and supporters from Bulgaria and abroad took part in an organized expedition and climbing of the highest peak in the Alps and all over Western Europe – Mont Blanc, 4808m high. The expedition took place in August 2016.
On October 26, 2016 in Sofia, the National Conference “Healthy Workplaces for All Ages” was held.
The conference was held within the framework of the European Week for Safety and Health at Work and is aimed at improving awareness, strengthening the role of prevention and reducing occupational accidents and occupational diseases.
Some of the participants included representatives of the Ministries, the General Labor Inspectorate, the National Social Security Institute, the National Center for Public Health and Analyzes and others.
Members of the Bulgarian Labor Trud Health Safety and Olympus – Protective Equipment team took an active part in statements on the subject.
Representatives of the Bulgarian Trud Health and Safety Association and Olymp – Safety Equipment LTD participated in a seminar organized by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy on 19, 20 and 21 October on “Developing a national overall strategy for the elderly”. They have been actively involved in all discussions since this topic has been affected and debated by the EU OSHA.
Olymp – Safety Equipment supports the EU OSHA and MLSP initiative and stimulates elderly people by providing them with appropriate working conditions.
Boril Tashev, manager of Olymp – Safety Equipment and Chairman of the Bulgarian Labor Health Safety Association together with Yordan Tashev, secretary of the Bulgarian Labor Health Safety Association, participated actively in the GS1 Europe regional forum organized by GS1 Bulgaria.
During the forum, held from 17 to 21 October 2016, lectures and workshops took place. The event was closed with a special gala dinner.
On June 19, a team of Olymp – Safety equipment and representatives of BALHS demonstrated extreme climbing by ropes in severe conditions. The demonstration took place at the foot of Musala Peak.
The campaign is organized by KT Podkrepa in partnership with the Bulgarian Association Labor Health Safety (BALHS) on April 24 every year. Reflected in many media sites by participants, partners and members of KT “Podkrepa”, Bulgarian Association Labor Health Safety, BCCI, Olymp – safety equipment, TSP, etc., as well as in BNTelevision. Link to media participation – http://news.bnt.bg/bg/a/kampaniya-za-bezopasnost-i-zdrave-pri-rabota.
85 plants were planted today in South Park on the occasion of World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which we celebrate on April 28. This initiative marks the beginning of an information campaign for safety at work, which will continue until the end of April.
During 2015 people died in accidents were 85. In their memory organizers and guests of the event today kept a minute of silence and laid flowers at the memorial plate.