June 2022

The recent Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022 demonstrated to the World that Vision Zero indeed is a powerful management mind-set, a holistic prevention strategy and an enabler of a business culture that cares about people.During 16 parallel sessions more than 200 experts, from all regions of the World, shared unique insights into the practical application of the Vision Zero mind-set at enterprise level.The main findings of the Vision Zero Summit have formed the basis of a new OSH Manifesto – the “Tokyo Declaration on Vision Zero for All”, which was...

The Dubai Expo closed. Despite the Corona disaster, 24 million people visited the event.Do you know where the next Expo will be held? The answer is Japan! It will take place in 2025 in Osaka/Kansai.The Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition is supporting VZSJ2022 and will be giving a lecture on 13 May as a Key session, making use of various videos and including the flying taxi project.Why is the The Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition sponsoring the VZSJ2022?The theme of EXPO2025 is “Designing Future Society for...

In only two weeks the virtual curtains for the Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022 will be lifted and the ‘Digital Safety and Health Show of the Year’ will be opened to the tune of the Vision Zero Song performed by the Royalty Band of Zambia.An amazing programme with more than 200 speakers, 8 plenary sessions and 16 parallel technical sessions is awaiting the global audience.The online format allows a maximum of flexibility for the participants both during the Summit, where they can freely navigate between the different sessions via the...

The 4th Industrial Revolution is profoundly changing the way we live and work. In particular the work environment is undergoing major transformations due to the massive introduction of digital technologies such as robots and cobots, e-mobility and artificial intelligence (AI). Lately, the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased distance working and new forms of employment in the platform economy.New prevention concepts, such as collaborative safety/safety 2.0 have been developed to ensure that digitalization becomes an enabler of improved safety, health and well-being at the workplace. The Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022...

Importantly, the Vision Zero concept adds ‘well-being’ to the two traditional dimensions of safety and health. Well-being at work is not surprisingly one of the focus areas of this Summit and will be addressed both in relation to human factors, to the UN’s SDGs, to the construction industry, to manufacturing, to standardization and to the COVID-19 pandemic.We have asked Dr. Toshihiro Fujita, Director for the Institute of Global Safety Promotion and Chair of the Japan Organizing Committee 1 (JOC1), how ‘well-being’ is understood in Japan:“We do not have an exact...

The three-day long Summit offers participants unique insights into the practical implementation of the Vision Zero mind-set at the enterprise level. More than 200 speakers will during no less than 16 parallel technical sessions present innovative solutions to improving safety, health and well-being at work.In addition on each day of the Summit a special plenary session will be celebrated, making this a true world-class Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) event:On day 1 we have the Grand Opening with an impressive line-up of distinguished personalities from the main international (WHO, ILO,...

The organizers of the Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022 are pleased to announce that the Summit Exhibition today has opened its virtual doors and invites you to explore the three exciting exhibition spaces for the Summit organizers, supporters and sponsors. You can easily navigate to each of these spaces via the exhibition map on the Summit website or use the directory to go directly to the organizations of interest. Each of the more than 50 stands offers a number of links to the exhibitioner’s website and to selected programmes and activities...

We are pleased to announce that three Japanese government ministries have granted their official support to the Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022: MHLW, the Ministry for Health, Labour and Welfare METI, the Ministry for Economy, Trade and Industry. MLIT, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Their support underlines the importance that the Government of Japan is giving the Summit and its objective to promote safety, health and well-being in a rapidly changing world of work. Summit attendants can look forward to interesting presentations from these ministries as well as from...

The Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022 is officially supported by leading international and Japanese OSH-organisations. They all share the belief that work related injuries can be prevented if the safety, health and well-being of people comes first. As Vision Zero Summit aims to reach out to the global Occupational Safety and Health Community for an exchange about the future of prevention, we are particularly pleased about the official support received from prestigious international OSH-organisations such as: [pods name="committee" limit="-1" template="Organizer-Logo" slug="international-supporters" orderby="menu_order, post_title DESC"] We very much look forward to welcoming the members...

The organisers of the Vision Zero Summit 2022 have the great pleasure to invite OSH-Administrations, OSH-organisations, OSH-research and training centers, OSH-consultancies, producers of Personal Protective Equipment and other companies belonging to the global OSH-sector to present your organisation at the Virtual Summit Exhibition.Joining the Exhibition, you will have a unique opportunity to profile your organization and engage with thousands of delegates from around the world.In addition the Exhibition will be launched on the public Vision Zero Summit website already weeks before the Summit, on 1 April 2022, which will considerably increase the number of...