OSH news

Eurofound report looks into climate change’s impact on Europe’s working conditions

The ‘Job quality side of climate change’ report  debates the occupational safety and health (OSH) impact of climate change and environmental degradation on job quality, including the implication of green tasks in selected sectors.  Key findings highlight the…

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: OSH governance in supply chains

A new OSHwiki article looks into how the development of international supply chains during the last decades is challenging the traditional occupational safety and health (OSH) approach, analysing how OSH and working conditions is decoupled in both buyers and…

Hungarian EU presidency focuses on employment for ageing population

The presidency of the Council of the European Union is held by Hungary from the 1st of July until 31 December 2024. In a year of transition, the Hungarian presidency wants to ensure the continuity of work in the Council, in cooperation with a newly established…

Higher job automation risk in routine and precarious work, CEDEFOP AI skill survey finds

The EU Agency Cedefop has published the first insights from its Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills survey. Key findings show that about one in seven workers in European workplaces usually work with digital tools or applications that can automatically do some…

Empowering workplace safety voices through media partnership

EU-OSHA’s media partnership programme recognises media organisations as champions of safer and healthier workplaces, providing them with tools and connections to amplify their impact. It aims to foster a collaborative and knowledgeable occupational safety and…

EU-OSHA's progress towards its strategic objectives: highlights from the Consolidated Annual Activity Report 2023

With very high budget and work programme implementation in 2023, EU-OSHA kept on playing a significant role in fostering occupational safety and health (OSH) in the European Union and advancing the objectives of the 2021-27 EU OSH Strategic Framework. The 2023…

EU-OSHA joins the European Climate and Health Observatory

EU-OSHA has become official partner of the European Climate and Health Observatory. This initiative, run by the European Commission, the European Environment Agency and several other organisations, aims to support Europe in the context of the climate change…

Roadmap on Carcinogens’ closing event in Brussels

Under the Belgian presidency of Council of the European Union, the Roadmap’s closing event is taking place on 12‐13 June at the Residence Palace in Brussels. During this experts’ meeting, the state of play on carcinogens at work and the Roadmap’s achievements…

OiRA tools look after HORECA workers

Hotel, restaurant and catering (HORECA) sector workers are exposed to a wide range of challenges. These include ergonomic hazards, due to standing for long periods of time, psychosocial risks, as a result of dealing with difficult clients, and thermal hazards…

Call for experts in Australian global research project on mental health at work legislation

The University of South Australia in cooperation with European experts is conducting a research study with the aim to build an international index to monitor national approaches to work-related psychological health. Building upon the groundwork from a previous…