Changes in supply chains: challenges and opportunities for workplace safety and health
The expansion of global trade in the last decades has lead to a growth of cross-national supply relationships. This has often been accompanied by a trend within Member States towards outsourcing in supply chains.
This discussion paper looks at the challenges and opportunities for workplace safety and health presented by recent and future changes in supply chain relationships. The authors give examples of good practice and discuss the way forward.
Read also the conclusions of the EU-OSHA seminar held in February to revise a series of discussion papers on the “future of work”