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Top European companies and organisations get credit for managing workplace stress

Mar 05, 2015

As part of EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress Campaign, the Agency brought together, at a ceremony presided by EU Commissioner Marianne Thyssen and EU-OSHA director Christa Sedlatschek, over 100 other official campaign partners who have been implementing measures to reduce psychosocial risks and stress in the workplace.


8th of March - International Women´s Day

Mar 04, 2015

For over 100 years, International Women´s day has celebrated the economic, political and social achievements of women from all around the world and promoted a greater gender equality. Women make up 45% of the employed population in the European Union, but still too many workplaces are designed with a male worker in mind. A 'gender sensitive' approach to OSH matters is needed to make the working lives of women healthier, safer and more productive.


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Feb 24, 2015

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First findings from our second Europe-wide survey of enterprises

Feb 12, 2015

A selection of the main findings from ESENER-2, the second edition of EU-OSHA’s flagship European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks, is now available.
Almost 50,000 businesses across Europe were surveyed on aspects of occupational safety and health (OSH), focusing on psychosocial risks and OSH management.
Respondents answered questions on the major risk factors in their enterprises and reported on how and why they manage them, as well as identifying barriers to prevention.

Download the first findings from ESENER-2 (in English)


In Focus

Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2014-2015

Psychosocial risks can occur in every workplace, and the quality of any workplace is significantly associated with the level of stress experienced by workers.

EP project for older workers

EU Parliament project on health and safety at work of older workers

Napo: Safety with a smile

Meet the ordinary worker who became a movie star.

Napo is the hero of an animated world of work whose silent movies speak to adult and young workers alike.

ESENER: European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks

Find out how managers and workers’ representatives across Europe are managing health and safety risks at their workplaces.

OiRA: Online interactive Risk Assessment project

Discover our cost-free web application that allows a growing network of partners to develop tailor-made risk assessment tools for micro and small enterprises.