Sector specific and worker related provisions

The guidelines give advice to employers in the hairdressing sector on occupational safety and health.
Diversity-sensitive risk assessment aims at a holistic approach to occupational safety and health (OSH) taking account of group specific risks and interventions, in particular regarding age and gender-related issues.
The guide is designed to prevent risks arising on and around small fishing vessels and for those working on them, so that both the vessels and their crews return safe and sound after a trip.
This non-binding guide published by the European Commission addresses employers, workers and their representatives, farmers and family members as well as other stakeholders in the agricultural sector.
This agreement implements the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention on "Work in the fishing sector" (n° 188) at EU level.
Framework agreement between the EU social partners of the hairdressing sector signed in 2016.
The focus of this guideline is to present up-to-date technical and scientific knowledge regarding the prevention of the most significant risks in healthcare (especially biological, musculoskeletal, psychosocial and chemical risks), and to support the implementation of the relevant European Union...
The Directive 92/57/EEC on the implementation of minimum safety and health requirements at temporary or mobile construction sites lays down minimum OSH requirements for construction sites at which building or civil engineering works are carried out.
This Communication from the Commission is a brief guideline drafted in 2000 aiming to help the implementation of Council Directive 92/85/EEC (on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or...
The Recommendation aims to improve safety and health of self-employed workers, the Member States should: promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases of self-employed workers, choose appropriate measures (legislation, incentives, information campaigns, encouragement of relevant...
This document is intended to serve as a guide for clinicians, occupational health practitioners, hygienists, scientists, social partners, national authorities, and other health professionals with a responsibility and/or interest in the diagnosis of occupational diseases.
In 2009 the European Hospital and Healthcare Employers’ Association (HOSPEEM) and the European Public Services Union (EPSU) signed the framework agreement on prevention from sharp injuries in the hospital and healthcare.
The document published in 2003 recommends Member States to introduce national legislation on scientifically proved occupational diseases, and compensation, prevention and statistical data collection thereof.