Dr. Britta Schmitt-Howe

Scientist, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Germany

Dr. Britta Schmitt-Howe, born 1965, sociologist with doctorate has been a research associate at the Federal German Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA). There, she initially provided subject-organizational support for the umbrella evaluation of the Joint German Occupational Safety and Health Strategy (GDA) and has been a researcher since 2013, focusing on prevention culture and operational support by occupational safety experts and occupational physicians. From 2004 to 2008, Britta Schmitt-Howe worked as a policy officer in the department of quality management with integrated occupational health and safety at the statutory accident insurance organization in the health and welfare sector (BGW) and led several pilot clinics to integrated certification according to quality and BGW occupational health and safety standards. One further station in her professional career was her work as a project manager for quality management in intercultural youth social work at the Diakonisches Werk in Hessen und Nassau.


SYM9 - Building a strong OSH culture: workplace stories

This session will profile stories from Canada and around the world illustrating successful approaches to building strong workplace prevention cultures. Join the Conversation Café following the session to continue the discussion with speakers and ask questions.
Program information in the Congress languages can be found here.

Adrian Cook, Canada

Naziadin Abd Ghani, Malaysia
Chris Atchison, Canada
Maia Foulis, Canada
Britta Schmitt-Howe, Germany
Ricardo Vyhmeister, Chile

Live - 20/09/2021  - 14:45 EDT - 16:15 EDT
Rerun - 21/09/2021 - 00:45 EDT - 02:15 EDT