Exposure to carcinogens in the workplace can be fatal – cancer is the leading cause of work-related deaths in theRead more
EU-OSHA has published a useful OSHwiki article discussing leadership and the important influence it has on the health, safety and wellbeing of the workforce.Read more
The Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) web tool is becoming an increasingly popular risk assessment tool among micro and small companies in Europe.Read more
The classification and labelling system for chemicals is changing. Make sure you learn what the labels mean. Try the CLP quiz to see how much you know.Read more
The elimination of a source of noise is the most effective way to prevent risks to workers, and should alwaysRead more
The risks to young people at work vary depending on role, sector and environment, but one of the most significantRead more
On 25 May 2016, six organisations, including EU-OSHA, the European Commission and the European social partners signed a Covenant agreeing to participate in a new Roadmap for a scheme to reduce exposures to carcinogens in the workplace. The initiative starts with the Netherlands EU Presidency in 2016 and is supported by the Austrian EU Presidency in 2019.
As part of the new Napo website, we have developed a download centre. You can now browse all Napo’s films, adding entire films or just scenes of films into your ‘download basket’. When you are ready, you can then simply download all saved items at once. This new feature will make watching and downloading Napo’s films quicker and simpler. It is now even easier for you to use and enjoy Napo!
The European Commission is proposing changes to the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (2004/37/EC) to limit exposure to 13 cancer-causing chemicals at the workplace, including ‘respirable crystalline silica’ (RCS).
Cancer is estimated to account for more than half of work-related deaths in the EU, totalling around 102,000 deaths per year.
A toolbox talk on wearing ppe correctly, focusing on respiratory protective equipment and the factors which deter some workers from wearing RPE correctly.Read more
Today’s fast moving societies and the trend towards more networked organisation structures means an increase in responsibilities and workloads forRead more