The IRSST awards the "Creativity for digital transformation in occupational health and safety" awards of Madrid

R+D+i actions have become a fundamental tool for generating preventive knowledge. Under this approach, the Regional Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (IRSST) has held, through the IRSST-UC3M Chair, the III Workshop on Creativity for digital transformation in the area of ​​occupational health and safety. Prize giving
May 11th 2023

This conference has served to present the C4DX-inOHS project "Creativity for the digital transformation of safety and health at work protecting the Kinesphere". Maribel Sánchez Segura, professor of the Department of Informatics of the Carlos III University of Madrid, has been in charge of publicizing this new challenge that consists of promoting creativity around the development of digital transformation ideas that help generate value for organizations , business and society, in all those areas in which it can be a lever to promote sustainability, competitiveness and productivity.

The event was opened by Santiago Villalba, head of the IRSST's Technical Study, Innovation and Development Unit, who highlighted the importance of these events for the promotion of quality work. In addition, he described the reasons that lead the IRSST to support all events that promote technology to help improve the worker's work environment.

The workshop began with the intervention of Gabriel Rodríguez del Río, head of the Safety Area and PRL Management Systems at Quironprevención, who tried to answer the question "is the kinesphere of workers sufficiently protected?" In this sense, he spoke of the pending subjects that we still find ourselves in the prevention of occupational hazards.

Next, Sonia Rosa Aranda, director of the prevention services at the Carlos III University, was in charge of showing how their own prevention services affect the passive and active safety of the workers' kinesphere, highlighting "all the work that It has been difficult for people to be aware of the risks they run in their work”.

The professor at the Carlos III University of Madrid, Fuensanta Medina-Domínguez, presented the results of the Agile-Delphi Methodology applied to the prevention of occupational hazards.

The act concluded with the intervention of the general director of Labor and manager of the IRSST, Silvia Marina Parra. The manager highlighted the value of these initiatives in the dissemination of the preventive culture and the prevention of occupational hazards. Marina Parra was in charge of delivering the prizes to the students who won the "Creativity for digital transformation in occupational health and safety" Award.

The first prize went to the 'Posture Tags' project, designed by Rebeca Ariño Olivares, Fabiana Alexandra Calles Pestana, Diana Gallardo de Pedro, Laura Barragán Álvarez and María de la Corte Arnao, the second prize being the 'KinoSim' project, Prepared by Mario Maroto Jiménez, Álvaro Hernández González, Cosmin Octavian Petre Carastoian, Eloy Garoz Pérez, Roberto López Muro, Mario García Hidalgo and Varvara Brezgina. These prizes are endowed with 800 and 500 euros respectively.