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Learning by example from Cyprus: the power of raising OSH awareness through OiRA

11 OiRA tools tailored for various activity sectors in Cyprus offer a wonderful opportunity for micro, small, and medium-sized companies and organisations to conduct their risks assessments in a quick and reliable way. But how does this opportunity reach out…

Long irregular working hours and algorithmic control; some psychosocial risk factors in digital platform work

The Spanish Institute for Safety and Health at Work has published a new report about how digital platform work (DPW) impacts occupational safety and health (OSH) specifically inquiring into psychosocial risks factors. The study found out that: DPW boosts pre-…

Risk-free workplaces with OiRA: let’s talk facts

OiRA, the Online interactive Risk Assessment project is now close to reaching 330 sectoral tools in various EU languages. From agriculture to social care, road transport or performance-related industries, more than 50 OiRA tools are under development, thanks…

The Urbino Charter calls for the well-being of working people

A declaration of intent to promote workers' well-being at work - the Urbino Charter - was presented in Bilbao on 2 March during an event organised with the collaboration of the Italian national focal point INAIL. The Charter aims to stimulate reflection on the…

Upcoming occupational health and safety courses by NIVA

The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA) is launching two new training courses for researchers, practitioners and specialists in the field of occupational health and safety (OSH): 1. Digitalization, Automation, AI and the Future…

Risk-free workplaces for healthy farmers start with OiRA

Agriculture is among the most dangerous job sectors in Europe. Farmers are exposed to a wide range of risks such as accidents involving machinery and livestock, handling of pesticides and other chemicals, vibration and noise, exposition to a wide variety of…

New edition of the Occupational Hazard Photography Contest by Mutualia in Spain

The Spanish consulting firm Mutualia is once again launching their Occupational Hazard Photography Contest with the aim of raising awareness on occupational safety and health. This edition of the contest will also reward the best image generated by artificial…

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: Occupational Neurotoxicology

The heavy metals lead, arsenic, manganese and mercury are considered as the most neurotoxic agents. Exposure to plant protection products and biocides can impact plethora of severe neurological diseases. This new OSHwiki article provides a general overview of…

Physical activity could save ten thousand lives per year

‘If everyone in the EU were to meet WHO recommended levels of physical activity, it could prevent more than 10 000 premature deaths each year” a new WHO/OECD report says. According to the publication, increasing physical activity to the minimum recommended…

Circular Economy and OSH in 2040 – a workshop summary available

A workshop Alternative futures for the Circular Economy (CE) and Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in 2040 – Cross-cutting implications and regional perspectives was organised by EU-OSHA together with Future Impacts. The event was part of the agency…