7th International Conference on Construction Safety & Health
Time & Location
The Cyprus Association of Civil Engineers (CYACE) is organizing on the 5th and 6th of November 2021, in Nicosia, the 7th International Construction Safety and Health Conference and Exhibition of Equipment and Services on Vision Zero, titled: Evolution or Revolution – The future is now! Motto of the Conference is Mission Possible!
Co-Organizers are the International Social Security Association for the Construction Sector (ISSA-C) and the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the Building Trade (BG BAU). The Conference will be held under the auspices of the Minister of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance of Cyprus and will be supported by the Scientific and Technical Chamber of Cyprus and the Department of Labour Inspection.
The intention of the organizers is for the Conference to take place with physical presence and to include participation of speakers through the web. Details regarding the participation and attendance of the Conference will be announced by June 2021, depending on the situation with the Covid-19 Pandemic.
The Conference will be held under Vision Zero Campaign, following up on the 6th International Conference held on May 2019 under Vision Zero Campaign.
The panel of the speakers of the Conference includes distinguished professors and other experts on occupational safety and health from Europe and other countries worldwide, including the CEO of BG BAU, the President of ISSA-C and other officials of these organizations.
The aim of the Conference is to present innovative practical solutions to achieve the vision of "Zero Accidents and Diseases", with particular emphasis on the presentation of new technologies, practices and tools for the transformation of the construction sector during the modern digital age. While the construction industry faces unique challenges from the global pandemic, the introduction of digitalisation is an important milestone for safety and health, as it will offer modernisation and smarter solutions for safer working conditions, savings, better quality and less impact on the environment, with the ultimate aim of zero accidents.
The Conference will be a unique opportunity for professionals in the construction sector and in related activities to gather and exchange information, as well as for the occupational health and safety experts and consultants. The participants will be informed through practical examples regarding the most important construction innovations transforming the construction industry. Finally, the participants will have the opportunity to participate actively in the Conference’s Workshops.