04/16/2003

A+A 2003 in Düsseldorf — a fascinating and multi-faceted showcase

Theme of congress: "Enhanced work quality - humane and efficient"

A+A 2003, comprising the international trade fair, Congress, Meeting Point Safety and Forum, will present a fascinating and wide-ranging programme on the theme of occupational safety and health at work. New features this year will be a large-scale poster forum and a host of special presentations and association conventions held in conjunction with the A+A Congress in the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Center's CCD.South.
Major international conferences on the agenda will include "Companies' Social Responsibility" spearheaded by the International Labour Organisation (Geneva) and "European Strategies in Occupational Safety and Health" under the auspices of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (Bilbao). At national level, Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Umweltfragen (Working Group for Environmental Issues - AGU) will premiere a convention on industrial environmental protection. And the German network for industrial health promotion, with the Federal Association of Company Health Insurance Funds - BKK at the helm, will be holding its first country-wide conference.
The central theme of this year's A+A International Congress will be "Enhanced work quality - humane and efficient".The Congress will be based on the following theme areas:

Theme area 1: General issues

  • Enhanced work quality

  • Management for occupational safety and health
  • New prevention concepts, cooperation

    Theme area 2: Health
  • Medicine in the workplace forum
  • Skin complaints
  • Back problem prevention - cui bono?

    Theme area 3: Hazards and stress
  • Hazardous substances
  • Radiation
  • Mental stress

    Theme area 4: Occupational safety
  • The Industrial Safety Ordinance
  • Safe machinery
  • Personal protective equipment

    Theme area 5: Sector focuses
  • The building industry
  • The public sector
  • The future of clerical work

    Orders for one-day and season tickets for the A+A Congress are now being accepted. Application forms are available on the Internet at www.basi.de. Ticket orders (in writing, letter or fax only) should be sent to
    A+A-Kongressbüro,
    Messeplatz,
    D-40474 Düsseldorf or to
    fax +49 (0)211/45 60 85 44.

    Tickets ordered will be dispatched by the Messe Düsseldorf congress office as of June 2003.