Over 100 participants to attend Cotance conference

Belgium
Published:  19 July, 2018

Co-organised by the European Confederation of the Leather Industry (Cotance) and industriAll-Europe Trade Union, the final conference “Due Diligence for healthy workplaces in Tanneries” takes place on October 9 in Brussels.

Over 100 leather sector representatives are expected to attend the event, which will begin by introducing the new OiRA tannery tool; Risk Assessment in tanneries and reporting, which will be followed by the presentation “Stakeholders survey: How to communicate tannery health and safety information along the leather value chain”.

In the afternoon, two discussion panels will be organised; Panel One will address reputational risks due to health and safety issues at tannery workplaces, and Panel Two will address standards and instruments for communicating tannery health and safety conditions along the leather value chain.

The event is to be offered in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.