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Vision Zero Fund Forum 2024

The 2024 Vision Zero Fund Forum takes place against the backdrop of ongoing global developments, including the recognition of occupational safety and health (OSH) as a fundamental principle and right at work (FPRW), dynamic changes in the world of work and supply chains, and the urgent need to address the impact of climate change on the safety and health of workers. The Forum will provide a space to collectively shape the future of OSH in supply chains.

The Fund in Action II: Impact of climate change on occupational safety and health

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The objective of this fourth session of the Vision Zero Fund Forum is to (i) have a general discussion on the nexus between climate change and OSH and effective adaptation strategies; (ii) present the work VZF has been conducting on the health and safety of agricultural workers in Mexico; and (iii) inform the audience on the role OSH can play in a just transition.

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Patricia Heimann
Head of Division, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)
Lee Newman
Director, Center for Health, Work & Environment, University of Colorado
Halshka Graczyk
Technical specialist, Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch (LABADMIN/OSH)
Gabriel Alejandro Real Ornelas
Occupational Health Technical Coordinator, Directorate of Economic and Social Benefits, Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS)
Laura Segura
Manager Partner of Services and Innovation, Unión Industrial Argentina, Argentina
Rory O’Neill
Occupational safety and health adviser
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)


Manal Azzi
Team Lead on Occupational Safety and Health, Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch (LABADMIN/OSH)
International Labour Organization (ILO)

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