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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021

December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year´s theme is "Fighting for rights in the post-COVID era" since people with disabilities are among the most affected populations during the pandemic. Eighty-seven million people in…

European Cancer Leagues - Handbook and leaflets on how to manage cancer at work

Around 1.6 million working-age people are diagnosed with cancer in Europe every year. Cancer treatments are often accompanied by long periods of work absence. However, a growing number of employees continue to work while being treated for cancer or return to…

EU-OSHA´s Interim Executive Director at the Employment Committee of the European Parliament

EU-OSHA´s Interim Executive Director, William Cockburn, presents the Agency´s contribution to the new Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2021-2027 at the Employment Committee of the European Parliament. He is also giving an update on our current…

Lifelong Learning for Healthier Workplaces at the European Parliament

The Lifelong Learning Platform is an umbrella that gathers 42 European organisations active in the field of education, training, and youth. Every year they organise a Lifelong Learning Week aimed to promote education and training through all the stages of life…

EU VeSafe e-guide in the spotlight at Basque Road Safety conference

The conference “The Basque company, committed to road safety through advanced management” takes place on 1 December 2021 and aims at promoting the exchange of good practices in promoting safer and more sustainable mobility. EU-OSHA presents a European…

ESENER 2019 policy brief - Available now in 16 EU languages

European workplaces are mostly worried about musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and psychosocial risks. This is one of the main findings of the 2019 ESENER survey, revealing the risk factors that EU workplaces are most concerned about. This policy brief…

Workplace integration and adaptation for people living with pain - Virtual event by the Societal Impact of Pain

On 28 October 2021, the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) organised a virtual event on employment and pain policy entitled “Workplace integration and adaptation for people living with pain - What can be done to support a healthy and productive European workforce…

Forthcoming courses in occupational safety and health

The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA) is organising new interesting courses in 2022: Transformation of Work in the Digital Era, 22nd – 24th of March 2022, Hanaholmen, Helsinki area, Finland Diversity, Unconscious Bias and…

Tackling psychosocial workload and promoting wellbeing in the workplace

Psychosocial risks and work-related stress are among the most challenging issues in occupational safety and health. They impact significantly on the health of individuals, organisations and national economies. As part of the ‘National Week of Stress At Work’…

Public hearing - Social dialogue as a tool to promote health and safety at work

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organised a virtual public hearing on 17th November to discuss how social dialogue can promote occupational safety and health.  Stakeholders from all levels (national and European institutions, agencies, social…