Occupational Rehabilitation Workshop


As part of ÇASGEM's Training and Research Capacity Strengthening Project, a "Occupational Rehabilitation Workshop" was organized between 14-15 September 2021.


Many representatives from entities such as 

Social Security Institution, İSGÜM, MYK, General Directorate of Public Health, Ankara Occupational Diseases Hospital, Turkish Coal Enterprises Institution (TKİ), Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, TİSK, Türk-İş, Hak-İş, DİSK, Hacettepe University, Yaşar University, Pamukkale University, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Industrial Toxicology Association (ETOK), Occupational Safety Experts Association (İSGDER), Türk Traktör were participated.



Having started with the opening speech of Acting Head of ÇASGEM Kenan Yavuz, the workshop, continued with presentations on vocational rehabilitation country reports and training modules. Afterwards, the basic elements of the occupational rehabilitation model and occupational rehabilitation training modules of Turkey after work accident and occupational disease were discussed among the working groups. At the end of the workshop, the results of the working groups were presented.


Within the scope of occupational rehabilitation and return to work program with the project, which also aims to strengthen institutional capacity, there are many activities such as preparation of occupational rehabilitation country reports and training modules, harmonization of training modules and training on harmonized training modules.