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Vision Zero, Seasons Greetings From ISSA Secretary General

Season’s greetings
Dear Vision Zero supporters, 

An incredible year for Vision Zero is coming to a close. 2018 will be remembered as the year where Vision Zero for safety, health and well-being at work took foothold in all regions of the world. 2019 will be the year where we go from campaigning for Vision Zero to building a Vision Zero community.

Highlights from 2018 include:more than 40 Vision Zero events, including regional and national launches, training workshops, company activities and morereaching an estimated 15,000 – 20,000 participantssurpassed 3,000 Vision Zero companies, organisations and trainers in 135 countrieslaunch of a Vision Zero Business Council

Plans for 2019 are no less ambitious:A first Vision Zero train the trainer workshop will be held in January in BerlinOver 20 organisations have expressed their wish to organise Vision Zero eventsWe expect new publications on Vision Zero from our Vision Zero partners, supporting the 7 Golden Rules and taking a closer look at various sectors of economic activityWe plan to set up Vision Zero Councils for International Organisations and National Institutions, for Research Institutions as well as for Consultancies and Training bodiesPlease visit us on www.visionzero.global, stay active on Twitter (#VisionZeroGlobal) and join the Vision Zero Global LinkedIn Group. If you have a story to share or need any information, get in touch with us through issacomm@ilo.org.
I would like to thank and congratulate everyone involved and engaged in Vision Zero for the enormous success that this first ever international prevention campaign has had so far, and we look forward to continued big leaps forward in 2019.
Wishing you all a very happy, festive season and a safe and healthy start into the New Year.

Hans-Horst Konkolewsky
Secretary General
International Social Security Association