UNIDO launched a handbook on “Ensuring Industrial Safety and Security” prepared jointly with Russian Federal Environmental, Industrial, and Nuclear Supervision Service (Rostechnadzor) and British Standards Institution (BSI) as part of the UNIDO project funded by the Russian Federation. Hanbook provides an overview of essential concepts for ensuring safety and security, depicting modern trends in industrial safety that encompass a broad spectrum of organizational aspects, technological safety and implications for cybersecurity amid the pandemic.
To help spread best practices at the local, national, regional and international levels, the first International Conference on Ensuring Industrial Safety (May 2019, Vienna) was a vivid example of an international effort towards achieving industrial safety worldwide. It was followed by a series of webinars organized by UNIDO and Rostechnadzor focusing on issues related to a broad variety of industrial safety aspects amid the pandemic. Drawing on state-of-the-art international expertise provided by 80 leading experts, representatives of Government, safety regulators and technology providers, the project saw the development of several foundation-laying documents and initiatives, as well as theoretical models and studies that were extensively referred to in this publication.
Highlighting the importance of collective action to ensure a meaningful shift towards industrial safety and security practices based on a thorough assessment of potential risks, the publication is expected to make a contribution into ushering in a new safety culture worldwide.
Handbook was officially launched during the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit 2021 (GMIS 2021) as part of the Global Initiative for Future Industrial Safety on 24 November 2021 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
For more information contact Farrukh Alimdjanov (F.Alimdganov [at] unido.org)