Category Archives: 2018 Croatia

Croatia: Union events and agreement recognise ‘Organised workplaces are safer workplaces’

On 25 April, union federation UATUC and its occupational health and safety coordinating group organised a public debate on the theme ‘Organized Workplaces are Safer Workplaces’ in a fertilizer factory Petrokemija, based in Kutina, Croatia.Petrokemija factory was chosen as a host of the debate as a positve example of implementation of occupational safety and health measures, and also as there is a special collective agreement signed there related to occupational health and safety issues.

The panelists included UATUC President Mladen Novosel, members of UATUC OSH Coordination, Petrokemija CEO Đuro Popijač, senior advisor of the Ministry of Labour and Pension System Branimir Mutnjaković, and Vitomir Begović, director of OSH improvement Institute. We shared the experience and best practices in OSH – by OSH reps coordinator, OSH Deparment director, OSH specialist and EKN Trade Union chief shop steward: Zdravko Mašala, Tomislav Cesar, Mario Klaus and Davor Rakić.
A visit to factory plants was also organized.

Croatia: Healthy workplaces manage hazardous chemicals (SGH)

Sindikat graditeljstva Hrvatske (SGH ), the Croatian affiliate of the global construction union BWI, observes every year at the end of April, a day or two before 28 April SGH  traditionally organises a  round table or conference.

This year on 27th April  there will be a tripartite conference “Healthy workplaces manage hazardous chemicals.”

Further information:

Sindikat graditeljstva Hrvatske
Trade Union of Construction Industry of Croatia
t/f: +385 1 465 5014
m:  +385 99 253 6590