As part of the new Napo website, we have developed a download centre. You can now browse all Napo’s films, adding entire films or just scenes of films into your ‘download basket’. When you are ready, you can then simply download all saved items at once. This new feature will make watching and downloading Napo’s films quicker and simpler. It is now even easier for you to use and enjoy Napo!
Interested in information resources on occupational safety and health? Our collection of publications ranges from in-depth research reports to topical e-facts, designed for use in the workplace. All are free to download. You can search the library by language, topic or keyword and find a great amount of multilingual publications related to OSH main sectors and themes.
With the aim of introducing occupational safety and health topics to primary school children, Napo for teachers is an online toolkit for delivering educational yet fun and imaginative lessons using Napo films. Key messages and learning objectives, creative activity ideas and flexible lesson plans are provided in resource packs, and all are designed to fit alongside current curricula. The programme was developed by EU-OSHA, together with the Napo Consortium.
From 1 January 2016, the Netherlands takes over the Presidency of the Council of the EU from Luxembourg. The Dutch Presidency will be the first term of a new Presidency trio, also including Slovakia and Malta. The three priorities of the Dutch Presidency are to create a European Union that:
Season’s greetings and best wishes for 2016 from the Director and all the Staff of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. May the Year 2016 be a year of personal happiness and professional success in an increasingly healthy and safe environment!
A new report presents the findings of a project looking at the key factors for the effective transfer of foresight studies' results into policy-making. EU-OSHA’s Foresight project looks beyond those workplace risks that are currently ‘emerging’, to try to anticipate change in the longer term. The types of impacts that can be achieved from foresight studies are outlined, and the key success factors for achieving impacts on policy are identified.
The sports sector accounts for a very high rate of work-related accidents. Comprehensive risk evaluation is the first step forward to proper risk management, improving the situation and protecting employees. The sectoral social dialogue partners from the sports sector decided to take action and develop three OiRA tools with support from EU-OSHA.
‘E’ — ‘electronic’ — tools are interactive, with outputs tailored to the user. Occupational safety and health (OSH) e-tools can, for example, identify hazards and risks in the workplace and provide solutions for OSH risk prevention. But it is also possible to monitor e-tool use, as well as assess effectiveness and functionality.
With technological developments and ever-increasing Internet use, more and more OSH e-tools are being developed. And with online dissemination, they can reach a very diverse audience — one of their many advantages over traditional paper-based tools.
On 27th November 2015, Kristin Schreiber, Director at DG GROW, Christa Sedlatschek, Director of EU-OSHA and Marco Malacarne, Head of Department in EASME, renewed their Declaration of Intention for Cooperation. In line with past successful collaborations since 2009, they declared their intention to continue cooperating closely in the task of disseminating essential information on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) for the benefit of SMEs and Micro enterprises in Europe.
We’ve given the Napo website a makeover. With a more user-friendly and accessible format, the new website looks great and incorporates interesting additional functionalities. For example, it is now available for mobile devices and tablets, so you can satisfy all of your Napo needs on the go.