EU-OSHA


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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 September 4, 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…

PPE August 27, 2013

Consulting and involving workers benefits everyone

Health and safety is important for everyone, whether it be from a worker perspective or that of a business aiming to keep the workforce safe, and stay on the right…

PPE August 20, 2013

Motivating workers to participate in workplace health promotion

Workplace health promotion means more than simply meeting the legal requirements on health and safety; it also means employers actively helping their staff improve…

PPE July 29, 2013

Health and Safety in the hotel, restaurant and catering sector

With heavy workloads, irregular hours and a prevalence of temporary positions, the hotel, restaurant and catering (HORECA) sector is a challenge in terms of occupational…

PPE July 25, 2013

Dangerous substances advice for employers

Dangerous substances – meaning any liquid, gas or solid that poses a risk to workers’ health or safety – can be found in nearly all workplaces. Across Europe,…

PPE July 18, 2013

Protecting workers from harmful electromagnetic fields

There is a new EU Directive to protect workers from harmful electromagnetic fields. The Directive clarifies the definitions of adverse effects on health, introduces…

PPE July 16, 2013

Working with dangerous substances

Employers, workers and their representatives need to know about the risks to workers’ health in the workplace and how to manage those risks. Effective communication…

PPE July 11, 2013

Tools for the management of nanomaterials in the workplace

EU-OSHA has created a useful e-fact sheet that describes and compares a number of tools that can be used by employers, together with workers, to manage the risks…

PPE July 6, 2013

Health and safety in supply chains

Increasingly, businesses are outsourcing their activities and processes. But what implications does the growing importance of supply chains have for working conditions?…

PPE July 5, 2013

First container port health and safety study

An international study of health and safety in global network terminals was conducted by Cardiff University and commissioned by the ITF (International Transport…

PPE July 3, 2013

Key priorities for occupational safety and health research

A new EU-OSHA report identifies key priorities for occupational safety and health research. The report identifies the most important topics for occupational safety…

PPE June 27, 2013

Health and safety at the crossroads

Against a background of continuing economic uncertainty, in its 2012 annual report the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) shows how it has continued…

PPE June 18, 2013

H&S at work: Commission opens public consultation on future EU policy framework

The European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather insights and contributions from the public further to results of the evaluation of the European…

PPE June 5, 2013