OSH news

European Week of Sport 2022

The European Week of Sport takes place from 23 to 30 September, with the kick-off day of this year’s campaign, the #BeActive Day, set for Friday, 23 September 2022. Prague will be the host of this eighth edition of the European Week of Sport that promotes more…

New OiRA tools for the floriculture sector presented at Flanders Expo

As part of the Flanders Expo, the Green Fair presents an ideal opportunity to present the new OiRA tools for floriculture developed by our Belgian partners. After an introduction by the deputy in charge of agriculture of East-Flanders, the necessity of a tool…

Protecting delivery workers with OiRA

Delivery services have grown in recent years driven by the booming globalisation of the economy and the emergence of e-commerce and online marketplaces. Delivery workers face many safety and health challenges posed by ergonomic risks while operating vehicles…

A Delegation from the European Parliament Employment and Social Affairs Committee visits EU-OSHA

William Cockburn, Interim Executive Director of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, welcomes Estrella Durá Ferrandis, Marianne Vind, and Margarita De La Pisa Carrión, MEPs from the Employment and Social Affairs Committee, to the Agency's offices…

Doclisboa reveals films eligible for the Healthy Workplaces Film Award 2022

The 20th edition of Doclisboa has selected the eligible films for the Healthy Workplaces Film Award. For this award provided annually by EU-OSHA, a selection of ten films featuring contemporary portraits of labour will be screened during the festival. The…

The benefits of using OiRA tools demonstrated in training seminar for MSEs

Effective risk assessment is key to developing a safe and healthy workplace; however, micro and small enterprises (MSEs) can face numerous challenges. The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA), together with the Greek national focal point, will…

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: using social media to promote OSH

How can social media help us raise awareness of occupational safety and health (OSH)? Which are the most important rules when using social media for OSH purposes? An OSHwiki article guides us through the key principles when communicating and connecting with…

From warehouse to the high road – OiRA helps assess work-related risks

Road transportation workers are at increased risk of road accidents due to lengthy driving periods, especially at night, sometimes under bad weather and road conditions. Truck drivers, for example, may get injured while doing field repairs, changing tires,…

Call for applications for Research Project Manager (TA AD6) at Prevention and Research Unit

We are looking to establish a reserve list of successful candidates out of which one or more new Project Managers, with experience in specific OSH thematic areas and having a positive, flexible, constructive and enthusiastic attitude may be offered a three-…

EUROSHNET Conference - Artificial intelligence meets safety and health at work

Artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping the world of work. To highlight the impact of AI on occupational safety and health (OSH), the European OSH standardization network EUROSHNET dedicates its 7th EU conference to this topic. The event, taking place on 20…