Low value negotiated procedure EUOSHA/2016/NE/D/SE/0012 - Current knowledge on exposure to dangerous substances at work places in Europe – literature review and statistical picture

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) would like to receive offers for an analysis of European and national literature and statistical data that deal with the quantity and quality of current work place exposure to dangerous substances in the European Union.

This review of literature (reports, studies, surveys) and statistical data (product and chemical registers and statistics) aims at the update and further development of the EU-OSHA website content on dangerous substances. It contributes also to the development of the content of the Healthy Workplace Campaign 2018-19.

Indicative main tasks of the selected tenderer

Tenderers must describe their approach to ensure a high level of quality with respect to the following tasks. This call for tender invites bids to provide:

  • Analysis of reports, studies, surveys, registers and statistics from international, European and national organisations
  • Extraction of facts and development after the year 2000 until 2015
  • Development of quantities of dangerous substances
  • Development of exposure data
  • Development of exposure of specific groups towards dangerous substances
  • Analysis of data from European Institutions (e.g. JRC, EEA, EUROSTAT, ECHA, IPTS)
  • Multi country data like from the Nordic chemical product registers and other databases
  • National sources


Technical capacity

The tenderer must prove that it has the technical and professional capacity to carry out the tasks described in these specifications.

Tenderer(s) must comply with the following criteria:

  • The tenderer must prove its educational and professional qualifications in the field of OSH.
  • The tenderer must prove experience of working in the field of OSH in the last three years.
  • The tenderer must prove experience in drafting reports, recommendations, and guides, on OSH related issues with at least 5 projects delivered in the last 5 years.
  • Tenderers must prove experience in the field of OSH similar to the subject of this contract (i.e. dealing with prevention measures regarding exposure to dangerous substances at work places)
  • The tenderer must prove experience of working in English along with the capacity to provide final reports and other project deliverables (preferable C2 level, and at least C1 level of the CEF/CEFR).

No documents proving the fulfilment of these criteria are requested at this stage.

Participation in this negotiated procedure for a low value contract is open to natural and legal persons falling within the scope of the EU Treaties (this includes all economic operators registered in the European Union and all European Union citizens) and to all natural and legal persons in a third country which has a special agreement with the Union in the field of public procurement on the conditions laid down in that agreement.

The maximum total amount of the contract is 54.000 (without VAT).

Potential tenderers who would like to participate in this negotiated procedure must register their interest via email to including their contact details (name, organisation, address, country and e-mail) making reference to the call for tender EUOSHA/2016/NE/D/SE/0012.

The deadline for declarations of interest is 15 August 2016, 23.45 CET. The estimated date to invite to tender is 17 August 2016.

EU-OSHA will then contact those interested to inform them about the next steps in the tendering process.

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