Webinar "Workplace Stress: A Collectivo Challenge for all in the Americas"

Working conditions
Occupational safety and health
Event date: 
Washington D.C, United States
Host Country: 
United States

Review the impact that workplace stress causes, and the actions that Member States are taking to control, prevent and address it in the workplace.


The International Labour Organization (ILO) declared April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Since 2003,  this date is observed in commemoration of the workers who suffered injuries, diseases or fatalities; and to celebrate those that were effectively prevented.


The Organization of American States (OAS), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean are joining efforts to address workplace stress through a series of webinars.




Panel 1 - Workplace Stress: A collective challenge for all in the Americas

Presentation by Mr. Erick Zeballos, Deputy Director, ILO Washington D.C Office

Panel 2 - Workplace stress prevention programs: successful approaches

Dr. Evelyn Kortum, WHO Occupational Health

Panel 3 - National Program for Human Development and Emotional Wellbeing PROBANET

Presentation by Mr. Jorge Siles, PRONABET coordinator, Secretariat for Labor, Mexico

Panel 4 - Comprehensive guide for psycho-social risks in Colombia

Presentation by Mrs. Andrea Torres, Ministry of Labor, Colombia

Panel 5 - Workplace stress control programs: workers' and unions' perspectives

Presentation by Mrs. Marta Pujadas, President of the Trade Union Technical Advisory Council, COSATE

Panel 6 - Employers' programs addressing stress at work

Presentation by Dr. Alberto Echavarría, Vice-president of the Business Technical Advisory Committee on Labor Matters, CEATAL