On 22.10.2014 the information seminar “Healthy Workplaces – Manage Stress” was held in “Solvay Sodi” AD within the European Week of Safety and Health at Work. The event is aimed at the realization of the practical tools and guidelines on how to deal with growing psychosocial risks and stress at work. Prevention and management of these risks are an important task which will lead to productive workforce in good health, reduction of the absences at work and the rate of accidents and injuries.
The following topics were presented on the seminar:
- Presentation of Solvay Sodi. Global agreement on corporate social responsibility between Solvay and IndustriALLGlobalUnion – training film. Speaker: Georgi Georgiev – Head of OHS /Occupational Health and Safety/.
- Bulgarian Association “Labor, Health, Safety” – presentation. Good practices for stress prevention. Initiatives. Speaker: Yordan Stoykov, Deputy Chairman of the Bulgarian Association “Labor, Health, Safety”.
- Workplace stress – new and increasing risks. Speaker: Svetla Petrova, representative of “Olymp – Safety Equipments” Ltd
- Presentation of Project BG051PO001 – 2.3.01 «PREVENTION ON SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK» of EA General Labour Inspectorate. Speaker: Yordan Stoykov, Deputy Chairman of the Bulgarian Association “Labor, Health, Safety”.
New initiatives of the Bulgarian Association “Labor, Health, Safety” were presented on the seminar: Children’s Drawing Competition: “Mom and Dad work safely …”, A series of information boards “Healthy Workplaces – manage stress!” and etc.
The events were attended by professionals in occupational medicine and safety within the region and representatives of EA GLI /General Labour Inspectorate/.