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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 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, 2014

Work-Related Stress is a Massive Issue for Workers

In Europe, work-related stress is the second most frequently reported work-related health problem after musculoskeletal issues. Work-related stress is clearly a…

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 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 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…

PPE August 20, 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 July 29, 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 5, 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 May 28, 2013

Responding to the needs of culturally diverse workforces is essential for improving organisational success

Addressing cultural diversity in the workplace can impact significantly on occupational safety and health, finds a new report from the European Agency for Safety…

PPE April 16, 2013

Lead young people to safer working lives

Imagine, for a moment, being unfamiliar with the environment you find yourself in, with new people, processes, systems and machinery all around. You have a strong…

PPE March 18, 2013

It’s all about working together

EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Campaign  focuses on the twin concepts of management leadership and worker participation in OSH. The campaign encourages managers,…

PPE March 6, 2013

The benefits of worker participation in safety and health

Creating a healthy and safe workplace is not solely the responsibility of management, worker involvement is vital too. Employees have a big incentive to improve…

PPE February 12, 2013

Management leadership in occupational safety and health

Safe and healthy workplaces help businesses and organisations to succeed and prosper and also benefit wider society. This guide gives business leaders practical…

PPE February 11, 2013

Healthy Workplaces: good for you - good for business

The Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012–13 ‘Working together for risk prevention’ encourages managers, workers and other stakeholders to join forces to improve…

PPE January 23, 2013

The importance of leadership in safety

It is critical that we understand the role and importance of leadership in safety We all recognise that leadership is a key component of any safe organisation, but…