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 June 27, 2016
Crowdsourcing: opportunities, health and safety and regulatory risks

Crowdsourcing: opportunities, health and safety and regulatory risks

14/06/2016Information and communications technologies have been reshaping our world of work since the 1970s. This OSHwiki article in the spotlight examines the growth…

PPE June 19, 2016
A new EU Roadmap on carcinogens in the workplace

A new EU Roadmap on carcinogens in the workplace

25/05/2016On 25 May 2016, six organisations, including EU-OSHA, the European Commission and the European social partners signed a Covenant agreeing to participate…

PPE May 26, 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 22, 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 16, 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 May 14, 2016
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 13, 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 September 5, 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 August 22, 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 June 2, 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 28, 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 18, 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 16, 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 14, 2015