On October 12, 2017, the Fourth Annual Conference “Health and Safety at Work 2017” was held at the Inter Expo Center.
The forum was organized by the Srednogorie Industrial Cluster and is realized with the general partnership of Aurubis Bulgaria, Ellatzite Med, with partners Ognyanovo K, Assarel Medet, Amilum Bulgaria, Layer, Multisport, Preventa ”and“ Prestige ”,“ Armeec ”as well as in institutional partnership with: CEIBG, BIA, AIKB, BAMI, BMGC, BCCI.
The forum was opened by Mr. Tim Kurt, Executive Director of Aurubis Bulgaria, President of GBITC, Mr. Lazar Lazarov, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Policy, Ms. Svetlana Dyankova, Chief Expert “Associate” in the Labor Commission , Social and Demographic Policy, Eng. Rumyana Mihaylova, Executive Director, Executive Agency “General Labor Inspectorate”, Dr. Mitko Vassilev, General Manager, GBITC, Ms. Politimi Paunova, Executive Director of BAMI, Eng. Ivan Andreev, Executive Director of BMGC, Mr. Konstantin Stamenov, Chairman of the Board of BFIEK, Mr. Stoycho Simov, Member of the National Council, BICA as well as Mr. Nikolay Minkov, Executive Director of the Industrial Cluster Srednogorie.
The Fourth Annual Conference “Health and Safety at Work 2017” focused on best practices and modern policies to ensure a safe and favorable work environment by effectively implementing actions to prevent risk at work.
During the forum, common solutions for building a successful partnership between institutions and businesses were discussed in order to stimulate investment to create an environmentally friendly, safe and healthy work environment.
The first panel of the forum focuses on healthy and safe working conditions with moderator Nikolay Minkov – Executive Director of the Srednogorie Industrial Cluster.
Presentations were given by: In the role of spokesperson Ms. Dina Hristova, Public Relations Department on behalf of Ms. Rumyana Mihaylova – Executive Director of the Executive Agency “General Labor Inspectorate”, Mr. Evelin Rusinov – Head of “Health and Safe Working Conditions ”in Aurubis, Ms. Vaska Semerdzhieva, State Expert, Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, Mr. Svetlozar Karadjov, Chairman of the Management Board, Amilum Bulgaria and Ms. Nelly Petrova, Health and Safety Coordinator, Amilum Bulgaria, and Eng. Mladen Zahariev, Manager, Layer.
The second panel of the forum was dedicated to the Best Production Practices with Mr. Konstantin Delisivkov, Executive Director, Bulgarian Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers.
Mr. Krum Gledjarski, Head of the Quality Management Department, CEZ Distribution Bulgaria, Ms. Darinka Krasteva, Head of the Occupational Medicine Service, KCM – Plovdiv, Ms. Silvia Georgieva, Director of the Directorate “Presentation” presented their views on the topic. Risk Insurance ”, Armeec Insurance Company, ICS, Ms. Boyka Stoichkova, Manager, Preventa.
The final session of the conference with moderator Desislava Chalamova, Srednogorie Industrial Cluster, was traditionally dedicated to the Psychological Climate of the Work Environment.
Presentations were given by Mr. Alessandro Moreto, TPP Director, Contour Global Maritsa East 3, Ms. Iva Zareva, Business Sales Manager, Benefit Systems Bulgaria, Lt. Col. Dr. Georgi Marinov, Military Academy “G. S. Rakovski ”, Mr. Tomcho Tomov, Head, National Center for Competence Assessment, BIA, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bistra Tsenova, National Center for Public Health and Analysis.
The focus of the third session was the use of personal protective equipment as a success factor. Professional mannequins presented the new trends in workwear.
The event was attended by representatives of industrial enterprises, technology and engineering companies, experts in the industrial sector and in the field of environmental safety and sustainable development, as well as specialists in the field of healthy and safe working environment, representatives of educational and scientific organizations. and government institutions.
The fourth annual conference “Health and Safety at Work 2017” was closed by Mr. Nikolay Minkov, Executive Director of the Industrial Cluster Srednogorie, who thanked all participants and summarized the work of the forum.