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PPE May 22, 2016
Napo films – easy to browse and download

Napo films – easy to browse and download

08/02/2016As 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…

PPE May 16, 2016
EC proposes to limit exposure to 13 cancer causing chemicals

EC proposes to limit exposure to 13 cancer causing chemicals

13/05/2016The European Commission is proposing changes to the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (2004/37/EC) to limit exposure to 13 cancer-causing chemicals at…

PPE May 14, 2016
Wearing PPE Correctly - A Toolbox Talk

Wearing PPE Correctly - A Toolbox Talk

A toolbox talk on wearing ppe correctly, focusing on respiratory protective equipment and the factors which deter some workers from wearing RPE correctly.

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 September 5, 2015
People, Process and Culture in Warehouse Health and Safety

People, Process and Culture in Warehouse Health and Safety

There are many aspects to health and safety in a warehouse environment. Much depends on whether the operation is mechanised, the layout of the shop-floor, the type…

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 16, 2015
NIOSH Directory of Personal Protective Equipment

NIOSH Directory of Personal Protective Equipment

Fatalities and injuries among the nation’s workers are substantially reduced with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and technologies. It is estimated…

PPE May 14, 2015

Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work

MODELS OF GOOD PRACTICE: Effective interventions already exist for promoting mental health and wellbeing at work and combating mental ill-health. This was shown…

PPE May 13, 2015

Free Office Ergonomics e-Learning Programme

eOfficeErgo is made up of nine modules that cover everything from working postures to workstation adjustments, with instructional information presented through text,…

PPE May 12, 2015

HSE Risk Management

“Costly” is too small a term for the damage caused by health, safety and environment (HSE) incidents for mining, metals, oil and gas, and chemicals companies.…

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 11, 2015

CLP Pictograms Explained

A hazard pictogram is an image on a label that includes a warning symbol and specific colours intended to provide information about the damage a particular substance…

PPE May 10, 2015

CLP Regulations - Chemical Classification

Changes are being made to the chemical warning labels used on a wide variety of professional and consumer products over the coming years as part of a United Nations…