WORLD HEALTH AND SAFETY DAY
April 28th, has been established since 2003 as the World Day for Health & Safety at Work, by the International Labor Organization - with the main objective of promoting the prevention of occupational accidents and occupational diseases at an international level.
This day is also the Day of Remembrance for the victims of Work Accidents and Occupational Diseases, in the context of which awareness events are organized around the world.
This year the World Day for Health and Safety at Work focuses internationally on a Safe and Healthy Working Environment, as a Fundamental Right of every worker.
With the most recognized international accreditations and certifications (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 15189:2012, ISO 27001:2013, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 22000:2018, CHKS, Cyber Essentials Plus), YGIA Polyclinic is in a position to ensure the provision of high quality medical services in the healthiest and safest environment, both for employees, as well as for patients and associate doctors.
The Board of Directors and the Management of YGIA Polyclinic take seriously the Health and Safety of its employees, creating the appropriate conditions for the development of a sense of security, regardless of their job position, at the same time adopting prevention practices and procedures for each risk.
In order to achieve the above dominant commitment, YGIA Polyclinic, proceeded with the certification of the organization, in the whole range of its activities, in July 2019, just a few months after its publication, in the certification of ISO 45001:2018 ( International Standard for Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems). The hospital was already certified since November 2014, with the principles of the OHSAS 18001:2007 - Occupational Health & Safety System standard, adopting policies and procedures for risk identification, open communication and consultation. In this way, the Organization ensures the reinforcement and promotion of an experiential Health & Safety culture within the YGIA Polyclinic, a culture in which all stakeholders actively participate in ensuring a safe and healthy working environment, through a system of prescribed rights and responsibilities, giving maximum priority to the principle of prevention.