Improving the quality of working life A challenge for standardization, testing and certification

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

12:00 hrsRegistration and lunch 
13:30 hrs

Official opening of the conference

D. Limón Tamés, Director of INSHT, Spain

Welcome addresses

Representatives of the public authorities

 
13:45 hrsCultural welcome 
13:55 hrs

Introductory session I

Chair: M. Wirsch, DGUV, Germany

 

 

14:05 hrs

Improving the quality of working life - A challenge for standardization, testing and certification?

W. Eichendorf, DGUV, Germany

 
14:25 hrs"Café Well-being" 
16:15 hrsBreak 
16:30 hrs

Introductory session II

Chair: S. Pimbert, INRS, France

 
16:35 hrs

The work (r)evolution

K. De Meester, FEB, Belgium

 
16:55 hrs

Safety, health and well-being at work:
challenges for standardization, testing and certification

R. Freiherr von Leoprechting, DGUV, Germany
S. Boy, ETUI
K.-J. Thielen, BGHW, Germany (Moderator)

 
17:40 hrsDiscussion and closing remarks 1st day 
18:00 hrsEnd of the 1st day 

19:30 hrs

Royal Alcázar:
Guided tour and cocktail

 

Thursday, 15 October 2015

09:30 hrs

Jigsaw puzzle I: Product safety

Chair: A. Koivula, FIOH, Finland

 
09:45 hrs

New legal developments concerning product safety

G. Bitondo, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission

 
10:05 hrs

New development in the PPE field

M. Thierbach, KAN, Germany

 
10:25 hrsDiscussion 
10:45 hrsActive coffee break 
11:15 hrs

Jigsaw puzzle II: Workplaces

Chair: C. Arranz, INSHT, Spain

 
11:25 hrs

OHS legislation in the EU: new developments

J. Álvarez, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion,
European Commission

 
11:45 hrs

OHS management systems - the new ISO standard

C. Montagnon, INRS, France

 
12:05 hrs

Services: EU strategies, standardization, implications on OHS

C. Hauert, ETUC

 
12:25 hrs

Competence: opportunities and limits of certification

R. Reitz, DGUV, Germany

 
12:45 hrsDiscussion 
13:05 hrs

Introduction to the workshops

S. Torres, INSHT, Spain

 
13:15 hrsLunch break 
14:30 hrs

Jigsaw puzzle III: Instruments

Parallel Workshops I

  1. Standardization
    Moderator. F. Blanchard, CRAMIF, France
  2. Testing and certification
    Moderator: S. Sierra, INSHT, Spain
  3. Cooperation
    Moderator: K. Wittig, AUVA, Austria
  4. Market surveillance
    Moderator: P. Papard, United Kingdom
  5. Research
    Moderator: P. Paszkiewicz, DGUV-IFA, Germany
  6. Interaction between the instruments
    Moderator: H. Zieschang, DGUV-IAG, Germany
 
16:15 hrsCoffee break 
16:45 hrs

Jigsaw puzzle III: Instruments

Parallel Workshops I

  1. Standardization
    Moderator. F. Blanchard, CRAMIF, France
  2. Testing and certification
    Moderator: S. Sierra, INSHT, Spain
  3. Cooperation
    Moderator: K. Wittig, AUVA, Austria
  4. Market surveillance
    Moderator: P. Papard, United Kingdom
  5. Regulation
    Moderator: L. Ginesty, Ministry of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue, France
  6. Vision Zero
    Moderator: T. Alanko, FIOH, Finland

 

 

18:00 hrsEnd of the 2nd day 

20:00 hrs

Conference Dinner

 

Friday, 16 October 2015

09:30 hrs

Introduction I

Chair: F. Gambelli, WP Standardization of the Advisory Committee on Health and Safety at Work

 
09:35 hrs

Impressions from the workshops

Moderator: S. Brunet, INRS, France

 
10:20 hrs

Introduction II

Chair: F. Gambelli

 
10:30 hrs

Jigsaw puzzle 2025: how to shape the instruments?

D. Watermann, KAN, Germany

 
10:45 hrs
  • Research
    M. Zimmermann, INSHT, Spain
 
11:00 hrs
  • Standardization
    N. Breutmann, SABOSH, CEN
 
11:15 hrs

Discussion

 
11:30 hrsCoffee break 
12:00 hrs
  • Market Surveillance
    S. Pemp, Ministry of Social Affairs of Lower Saxony, Germany
 
12:15 hrs
  • Testing and Certification
    S. Ohlhauser, European Co-ordination of notified bodies for the Machinery Directive
 
12:30 hrs
  • Regulation
    K. Purnhagen, Wageningen University, Netherlands
 
12:45 hrs
  • Cooperation
    R. Haeflinger, EUROGIP, France
 
13:00 hrsDiscussion 
13:15 hrs

Completing the jigsaw puzzle: good quality of working life, supported by standardization, testing and certification
A. Janowitz, KAN, Germany
D. Podgórski, CIOP-PIB, Poland

 
13:30 hrs

Closing of the conference

P. Cáceres, INSHT, Spain

 
13:45 hrsLunch