EU-OSHA’s latest country reports examine occupational safety and health (OSH) arrangements in micro and small enterprises (MSEs), from different economic sectors, in nine EU Member States: Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
On 1 January 2019, Romania takes over the Council Presidency from Austria. Romania hosts the first term of a new Presidency trio, followed by Finland and Croatia.
The Romanian Presidency’s priorities include innovation, employment and social rights, and promoting social justice and tolerance.
Alert and sentinel systems can offer early warning about new and emerging risks and work-related diseases to occupational safety and health actors and policy-makers. The report analyses in depth a range of successful alert and sentinel approaches both in and outside the EU.
Workers in Europe are more likely to experience negative consequences of psychosocial risks, stress or musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) than any other work-related health problem. These issues can have serious consequences for individuals and businesses, often leading to long periods of sick leave.
As 2018 draws to a close, we reflect on the invested efforts and accomplished work throughout this very productive and dynamic year for EU-OSHA.
None of our achievements would be possible without our engaged networks of partners and constantly growing audiences.
The New Year will bring the 25th anniversary of EU-OSHA, and we are looking forward to working together with you all to keep making European workplaces safer and healthier.
The final results of EU-OSHA’s foresight project on the increasing digitalisation of work and the associated challenges for occupational safety and health (OSH) are now available in a new report. Artificial intelligence, collaborative robots, virtual and augmented reality, online platforms and other innovations are set to change the ways that people work.
EU-OSHA presents an interactive infographic created to support the Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances campaign.
The infographic allows users to discover facts and figures on the risks that dangerous substances pose to workers and the benefits of managing those risks. It’s user-friendly and covers key messages, such as the dangers of carcinogens in the workplace and the risks posed to specific groups of workers.
A ground-breaking initiative for a stronger social Europe was jointly proclaimed by the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council on 17 November 2017.
The European Pillar of Social Rights confirms the Union’s shared commitment to new and more effective rights for citizens including improved working conditions.