RISK AND SAFETY ENGINEERING
25-30 January 2015,
Kopaonik Ski Resort, Serbia
The Higher Education Technical School of Professional Studies in Novi Sad (HETS) was founded in 1959, and it is one of the oldest higher education institutions in Serbia.
The course group of Protection at work was opened in 1983, and today it exists as a study programme named Occupational safety and health. Since its foundation, the School has been an active factor in the system of protection in the country participating in it not just through education, but also in all forms of cooperation with industry.
In 2011 the Higher Education Technical School of Professional Studies in Novi Sad together with St.Petersburg University of State Fire Service of EMERCOM of Russia set up a scientific and expert journal titled the Monitoring and Expertise in Safety Engineering, which is published four times a year.
Since 1976, the Higher Education Technical School of Professional Studies in Novi Sad traditionally organizes scientific and expert conferences in the field of fire protection, and since 2006 also in the field of occupational safety.
In 2009 the Conference on risk and safety engineering became an international scientific and expert meeting organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Technical Sciences from Novi Sad – Department for Environmental Engineering and the Occupational Safety and Health Directorate of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Serbia. Until now, the participants at the conferences were scientists and experts from Serbia, Russia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Great Britain, Germany, Montenegro, Macedonia and Croatia.
Based on the positive experiences of the seven conferences held so far, and the confirmed need of scientists and experts to meet aiming to continuously improve the protection system, the 9thInternational Conference on Risk and Safety Engineering is organized on February 1-8, 2014 in the Putnik Hotel on the mountain of Kopaonik.