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Europe/Sweden: BWI global youth assembly – pictures

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BWI Global Youth Network

BWI European Youth Assembly (EYA) has just started in Stockholm with the opening speeches of Johan LINDHOLM, President of BYGGNADS, Sweden and BWI European Regional Vice President and Vasyl Andreyev, Interim Chair of BWI International Youth Committee and Jakob Wagner, Youth Secretary of BYGGNADS.

 

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Participants of the BWI European Youth Assembly visited 4 different worksites of Swedish companies JM and PEAB to inspect on OHS conditions in 4 groups. Each group shared their observations to others afterwards and compared the conditions in their respective countries with the conditions in Sweden

Sweden: Chemical risks and work related diseases provide the focus for 28 April in Sweden

My name is Cyrene Waern and I’m the senior officer at LO responsible for occupational health and safety.

As the International Workers’ Memorial Day this year is commemorated the same day as ILO celebrates 100th anniversary we have arranged a conference on the subject of: ILO – work environment yesterday, today and tomorrow [24-26 April] https://www.av.se/om-oss/kalendarium/ilo-arbetsmiljoarbetet-i-gar-i-dag-och-i-morgon/

There is also a blog on the subject: https://loblog.lo.se/2019/04/varfor-fira-ilo-100-ar/  and another one will hopefully be published before the 28th at https://loblog.lo.se/ on the subject of chemical risks and work related diseases that the members in LO are victim to.

Best wishes,

Med vänlig hälsning,

Cyrene Martinsson Waern
Arbetsmiljö
Ombudsman
Enheten för Välfärd, Utbildning och Arbetsmarknad
Landsorganisationen i Sverige/The Swedish Trade Union Confederation
Barnhusgatan 18
105 53 Stockholm

Telefon: +46 8 796 25 21
E-post: cyrene.waern@lo.se

 

Sweden: Workers memory is honored in Avesta

Stay Brihler , chairman of the trade unions in Avesta welcome everyone to the manifestation .

April 28 , manifested Workers Memorial day around the world , so even in Avesta.

This day is to remember all those who died in their workplaces . It is manifested around the world and this year is Avesta with for the first time .

Stay Brihler , chairman of the trade unions in Avesta , says that as many as 53 people never came home from his job in 2014.

– There is a very high figure , says Bo Brihler .

Various trade unions will participate in the rally in City Hall Park at the bison .  Among other things, IF Metall and Building in place.

There will be a short call and candle lighting at 18.30 .

http://www.dalademokraten.se/dalarna/avesta/arbetares-minne-hedras-i-avesta