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Take part in the European Vocational Skills Week 2022

Vocational Education Training (VET) is one of the best pathways to employment in Europe. Taking place from 16-20 May, the European Vocational Skills Week celebrates the many benefits VET programmes can offer to EU students and young people. The theme for this…

European Diversity Month - let's shine some light on workplace diversity!

The month of May marks European Diversity Month, so we take the opportunity to call on EU companies and organisations to shine some light on workforce diversity. Workforce diversity refers to the heterogeneous composition of the workforce in terms of socio-…

Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022 - Redefining safety, health and well-being for the new normal

Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022 starts today! During three days and under the “Redefining Safety, Health and Well-being for the New Normal” motto, Vision Zero Japan has planned 16 parallel technical sessions and plenary sessions focusing on the practical…

Empowering youth by promoting safety and health at work for a better future

Make your voice heard! This is the slogan of the European Year of Youth, an initiative of the European Commission aimed at encouraging young people to become active citizens and actors of positive change. The European Year of Youth goes hand in hand with…

Biological agents and work-related diseases: resources in more language versions

A range of agency publications highlights the results of a major project focused on exposure to biological agents in the workplace and the related health effects. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of exposure to these hazards at work, provide more…

Improving compliance with occupational safety and health regulations - translations now available

The last decade brought many changes in the structure, organisation, and control of work in Europe. This executive summary outlines the key findings of EU-OSHA´s latest research on improving compliance with occupational safety and health (OSH) regulations in…

NIVA - Upcoming occupational safety and health courses

The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA) is launching new courses aimed at researchers, practitioners, and specialists in the field of occupational safety and health (OSH): Workspaces Promoting Well-being - 22nd of September…

Croatian artisans follow risk assessment training with OiRA

Assessing occupational safety and health risks in a free, easy and intuitive manner is gaining speed in Croatia. Small and medium enterprises are empowered by a number of Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools tailored for a variety of sectors. To…

Digitalisation-related publications - Translations now available

When we talk about the future of work, digitalisation and technical developments are usually at the core of the discussion. Workplace digitalisation is creating new opportunities, but also more risks and challenges for occupational safety and health (OSH). Our…

EU Agencies Network on Scientific Advice - Learning from the COVID-19 experience

The COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented changes to our society, affecting how we live, work, and interact. To respond quickly to the health, social and economic emergencies and protect its citizens and businesses, the European Union relied on its…