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PPE June 29, 2016
Noise Prevention Introduction

Noise Prevention Introduction

The elimination of a source of noise is the most effective way to prevent risks to workers, and should always be considered when new work equipment or workplaces…

PPE June 27, 2016
Noise advice for young workers

Noise advice for young workers

The risks to young people at work vary depending on role, sector and environment, but one of the most significant risks that they face is noise. However, there is…

PPE September 13, 2015
Prevent conflicting demands to reduce stress in the workplace

Prevent conflicting demands to reduce stress in the workplace

Today’s fast moving societies and the trend towards more networked organisation structures means an increase in responsibilities and workloads for many employees.…

PPE August 22, 2015
Work-related stress and psychosocial risks

Work-related stress and psychosocial risks

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work joined PPE for a Twitter chat on work-related stress and psychosocial risks. A record of the conversation is reproduced…

PPE June 2, 2015
NIOSH Study Evaluates Risks for Pregnant Flight Attendants

NIOSH Study Evaluates Risks for Pregnant Flight Attendants

Flight attendants often travel across time zones, working when others normally sleep, and are exposed to cosmic radiation from the sun and space. A NIOSH study…

PPE May 28, 2015
What is burnout?

What is burnout?

Burnout is a serious problem that is brought on by the negative effects of chronic, work-related stress. Actual statistics are difficult to come by, but studies…

PPE May 18, 2015

EU-OSHA contributes to the 2015 International Congress on Occupational Health

The 31st edition of the International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH) is held from 31st May to 5th June at the COEX Convention Center of Seoul, Republic…

PPE May 11, 2015

Online Interactive Risk Assessment

OiRA – Online interactive Risk Assessment – is a web platform that enables the creation of sectoral risk assessment tools in any language in an easy and standardised…

PPE May 8, 2015

Managing Stress in High-Pressure Work Environments

Congratulations to The Regional Inspectorate of Prison Service in Koszalin, Poland who received an award at this year’s Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards.…

PPE May 8, 2015

Prevention of Work Related Stress in the Education Sector - OSHwiki

The prevention of work related stress in the education sector: Stress is one of the most significant hazards of working in the education sector. This article discusses…

PPE September 29, 2014

The business case for safety and health

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for 82% of occupational injuries, according to a report from the EU-OSHA (The business case for safety and health).…

PPE October 19, 2013

European Week for Safety and Health at Work

Every year, in October, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work coordinates a week of activities to highlight the Healthy Workplaces campaign. This year’s…

PPE October 11, 2013

Health and safety education for children

This morning before school, my nine year old son had some visual stimulus he really wasn’t expecting. Instead of getting to watch Gumball Waterson, he was…

PPE October 9, 2013

Healthy Workplaces Film Award 2013

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work presents for the fifth year the Healthy Workplaces Film Award with a prize money of € 8 000 at DOK Leipzig. Eight…

PPE September 4, 2013

The European Social Model - a key driver for competitiv​eness

Four EU agencies, Cedefop, EU-OSHA, ETF and Eurofound, are joining forces on 25 September 2013 to examine and highlight how each one, in its own unique way, is…

PPE August 27, 2013

A health and safety leadership resources pack

Leadership plays a key role in influencing the success of health and safety in any organisation, but promoting positive leadership and management can be particularly…