ESIC Bags Award at Safety Congress in Sydney, Australia

  • Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) bagged the “ISSA Vision Zero 2023” Award.
  • In the 23rd World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Sydney, Australia.
  • “Vision Zero” is a transformational approach to the prevention of accidents at workplaces integrating the three dimensions of safety, health and well-being at all levels of work.

ESIC’s Deed:

  • Outreach in the field of safety and health at workplaces by aligning the prevention strategy.
  • Post-accidental mechanism for medical care.
  • Cash benefits to the workers and their dependents.
  • Improvements in the service delivery of the ESI Corporation.
  • Increase in its administrative and operational efficiency using IT-enabled initiatives.

International Social Security Association:

  • It is the principal international institution bringing together social security agencies and organizations of the world.
  • To promote dynamic social security as the social dimension in a globalizing world by supporting excellence in social security administration.
  • Founded in 1927.
  • Its headquarters is at the International Labour Office in Geneva.
  • It provides access to information, expert advice, business standards, practical guidelines and platforms for members to build and promote dynamic social security systems worldwide.
  • The Liaison Office of ISSA for South Asia is functioning from the ESI Corporation at its headquarters in New Delhi.
  • The Liaison Office is closely co-ordinating with the member countries in Bhutan, Iran, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
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