OSH news

Briefing Greek MSEs on OiRA tools and risk assessments

Digital transformation is changing workplaces and occupational safety and health (OSH), including in micro and small enterprises (MSEs). The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA) and our Greek focal point Hellenic Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs…

Research projects on the impact of digitalisation at work released in Sweden

The Swedish Afa Försäkring (Afa Insurance), which manages collectively agreed insurance, has recently published a series of research projects on digitalisation within the regional and municipal sectors. Digitalisation is having a significant impact on the work…

Job opportunity with EU-OSHA: a liaison officer in Brussels

We are looking for a constructive and enthusiastic colleague with a solid knowledge of the EU’s institutional framework and EU policy-making processes. The right candidate will be working at the Agency’s Brussels Liaison Office for a long-term renewable three-…

HWC 2023-2025: First Good Practice Exchange Meeting in Portugal

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) and Official Campaign Partner (OCP) ZF Friedrichshafen AG are hosting the first Good Practice Exchange meeting in Ponte de Lima, Portugal on 21-22 May 2024. The event’s programme includes a tour…

Greek vocational students discover the importance of risk assessments with EU-OSHA’s OiRA tools

The SAEK Chalandriou vocational school in Chalandri, Greece, is hosting a session on 21 May focusing on different aspects of occupational safety and health (OSH) in the digital age. Organised by EU-OSHA’s focal point in Greece, the Hellenic Ministry of Labour…

Building more inclusive workplaces for all workers across Europe

May marks the European Diversity Month to raise awareness about diversity and discrimination in all areas, including work. The latest survey of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights reveals that LGBTIQ people are more exposed to face violence, harassment, and…

Commission launches first consultation on telework and right to disconnect

The European Commission has launched the first-stage consultation among EU social partners to gather their views on the potential EU action towards ensuring fair telework and the right to disconnect.  Telework has become widespread, especially since the Covid-…

Make your voice count! Ensure your social rights by voting in the EU elections

The European elections will take place between 6 - 9 June 2024 to shape the future of Europe and of its millions of citizens. By using the vote, people have the opportunity to influence and decide on key matters like reinforcing Europe’s industrial…

European Federation of Building and Woodworkers amplifies its campaign to limit subcontracting amid European elections

The European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW), one of the official campaign partners of the Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2023-25 'Safe and healthy work in the digital age', has embarked on the second phase of its #limitsubcontracting initiative,…

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: Digitalisation of work and psychosocial risks

The impact of new technologies and their integration at the workplace is a trend that needs an in-depth analysis across various fields, including occupational safety and health (OSH). The increasing attention to psychosocial risks, especially after the Covid-…