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