Workingonsafety.net (WOS.net) is an international network of decision-makers, researchers and professionals responsible for the prevention of accidents and trauma at work. The network aims to bring accident prevention experts together in order to facilitate the exchange of experience, new findings and best practices between different countries and sectors. It attracts researchers, policy makers, safety professionals, labour inspectors, labour administrators and other experts in the prevention of occupational accidents and trauma and join them together in a permanent international expert network.WOS.net is supported by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).
VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Safety Engineering
VSB –Technical University of Ostrava is a modern European university, whose pillars are built on more than 165 year long history. It provides tertiary education in technical and economic sciences across a wide range of degree programs and courses at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral level. Education is organized within 7 faculties and 3 all-university degree programs. The Faculty of Safety Engineering is the youngest faculty of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava. The Faculty was established on the 1st August 2002 in response to the growing demand of practice for highly educated professionals in the area of safety engineering and for related scientific research activities. The establishment of the new faculty represented a continuation of a long-term process of development in scientific research activities and fields of study oriented towards safety and fire protection at VSB – Technical University of Ostrava. Graduates can take positions as members of fire protection services, designers, safety and security engineers in various organizations, and others. After gaining adequate practical experience and authorization, many graduates can find jobs in the private sector as well.
The Association of Fire & Safety Engineering
The Association of Fire & Safety Engineering has been put to life in the fall of 1993 and got registered in January 1994 at the Czech Interior Ministry. The reason for establishing a citizen’s association as a non-profit organization was based on an effort to create a platform for ongoing education of members and staff members of rescue services. The Association for Fire & Safety Engineering is the publisher in the Czech Republic that focuses and bears in mind special Fire protection and Industrial safety. The leading activity involves publishing and organizing national as well as international scientific conferences.
The Czech Technology Platform on Industrial Safety
The Czech Technology Platform on Industrial Safety (CZ-TPIS) is a civil association. The main objective of CZ-TPIS is to create networks and partnerships, to strengthen cooperation in the field of industrial safety, to promote the interests of professional organizations at both the Czech and European levels and to search for financial resources to support investment and research.