Highlights

Organised in collaboration with our national focal points, the Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards commend all types of organisations across Europe showcasing innovative approaches that promote worker wellbeing. The good practice examples should actively prevent occupational safety and health risks related to the introduction of digital technologies at work. Following the...

Digital platform work encompasses a wide variety of jobs and workers facing very diverse occupational safety and health (OSH) challenges. To complement existing resources to raise awareness of this Healthy Workplaces Campaign priority area, EU-OSHA is sharing: An infographic that presents, at a glance, facts and figures, top sectors, opportunities, challenges and initiatives to...

It may seem like a privilege to work in a safe environment and spend quality time with your family . But in the EU, these are rights for all workers. From setting up a limit on weekly working hours at 48, to having enough time off in-between working days to rest and invest in your personal life, your wellbeing is a priority for the EU. This also applies to ensuring compliance...

Digitalisation is transforming the workplace, making AI-based Worker Management (AIWM) technologies a priority area for occupational safety and health (OSH ) . Our latest paper investigates the relationship between AI and evolving management dynamics at work, using patent data to analyse AI -based management technologies, their intended functions and integration across sectors...

On International Women’s Day 2024 , EU-OSHA has published a new discussion paper exploring the gender dimensions of telework and the key challenges faced by women. The paper highlights the impact of the shift towards telework and hybrid models, revealing how these changes disproportionately affect women’s wellbeing and integration in the labour market. It calls for gender...

Employing approximately 10% of the total workforce in many EU countries, the health and social care sector faces several occupational safety and health (OSH) challenges. Digitalisation and the introduction of platform work has transformed the sector by creating new OSH risks and opportunities in relation to the physical and psychosocial wellbeing of workers. Our latest paper...

Organisations from diverse sectors and operating at pan-European level have signed up to the 2023-25 Healthy Workplaces Campaign as official campaign partners . These companies and associations, from the public and private domain, play a crucial role in driving the succe ss of the campaign through awareness-raising activities, cooperation and innovation. They join EU-OSHA’s...

This survey is an opportunity for stakeholders and users of the Agency’s work to give feedback on our organisation and its activities. Your feedback will help us steer our efforts and improve the relevance and usefulness of our work. With a new corporate strategy in the pipeline, the results from the survey will also serve as an input for its preparation. The survey is carried...

Addressing work-related mental health has become a more pressing need after the pandemic. EU-OSHA’s latest report offers an in-depth analysis of European surveys focusing on mental health in the workplace, encompassing periods before, during, and after the pandemic. It includes data from the 2022 OSH Pulse survey , involving more than 27,000 workers across all EU Member States...

Embark on a journey into the world of workplace robotics with our cartoon hero Napo! Uncover emerging technologies and explore the dangers that might lurk in the automation of tasks. Join us as Napo guides us in production line safety, works with collaborative robots, and discovers the power of exoskeletons. Automation of physical and cognitive tasks and smart digital systems...