'How to Instigate a Culture Change in Occupational Health and Safety: A German Perspective'

The Malta Chamber’s German-Maltese Business Council and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, would like you to save the date for an event titled ‘How to Instigate a Cultural Change in Occupational Health and Safety: a German Perspective’ to be held at The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry on Thursday 11th October 2018 at 14:30hrs.

The German-Maltese Business Council within the Malta Chamber of Commerce works at enhancing and fostering business ties between the two countries and at times, addressing issues which are prevalent in both countries as a way to assist companies perform better in their business activities. With this in mind, the event shall be addressing different aspects within Health & Safety at work.

The event will be delving into the relevance of a culture of prevention within the local context. Furthermore, the seminar will feature a panel discussion with a line up of speakers from the relevant authorities, trade unions and businesses to discuss challenges being faced on a day-to-day basis and how they are being solved, if at all.  The keynote speech will be delivered by German speaker Dr Ulrike Bollmann. Dr Bollmann is the Head of International Cooperation at the Institute for Work and Health (IAG) of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV).

Programme

14:30 Coffee & Registration

15:00 Welcome Speech
Dr Armin Eckermann
Chairman, German – Maltese Business Council

15:05 Opening Address
Mr Olaf Rieck
Head Economic Affairs, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

15:10 Key Note Presentation
Dr Ulrike Bollmann
Head of International Cooperation, Institute for Work and Health (IAG) of the
German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV)

15.15 The Maltese Context
Dr Mark Gauci
CEO, Occupational Health and Safety Authority (OHSA)

15:40 Panel Discussion
Dr Armin Eckermann – Moderator & Chairman, German-Maltese Business Council
Dr Ulrike Bollmann – German Expert
Mr Victor Carachi – President, General Workers Union
Dr Andrew Sciberras – Owner, Loud & Clear Professional Audiology Services
Dr Mark Gauci – CEO, Occupational Health and Safety Authority
Ing Ruben Cuschieri – General Manager, Seifert Systems Ltd

16:20 Q&A Session

16:50 Closing Remarks
Dr Armin Eckermann

17:00 Networking Drinks & Reception

Interested members are kindly requested to confirm their participation by email on rachel.micallef@maltachamber.org.mt

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