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Here you have access to the whole database of useful links to occupational safety and health information that EU-OSHA has collected and compiled from other organisations in the Member States, Europe and beyond.

While EU-OSHA cannot be held responsible for the information on external sites, we make every effort to ensure that the information we link to is relevant and reliable.

Useful links can be searched for in various ways, including by the topic covered, by sector or by country.


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Link icon Improving the Quality of Work for Women in the Homecare, Residential and Cleaning Sectors: Overview
Jan 13, 2012 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

NACEW is committed to examining and providing advice on precarious employment issues affecting women. NACEW has identified government contracting as one area where there may be potential for the ...

http://www.nacew.govt.nz/publications/quality/background/index.html
Languages: English
See also: Changing World of Work | Cleaning workers | Migrant Workers | The hotel, restaurant and catering sector | Women and health at work
Link icon Cleaning employers and contractors - health and safety for cleaning contractors in NSW: Guide
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Workcover New South Wales.

Sep 14, 2010 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

These days, most cleaning work is performed by contractors. These guides focus on how occupational health and safety (OHS) fits into a contracts/tendering process.

http://www.workcover.nsw.gov.au/formspublications/publications/Documents/http://www.workcover.nsw.gov.au/formspublications/publications/Pages/WC01222_CleaningEmployersandContractorsHealthand_.aspx
Languages: English
See also: Accident Prevention | Cleaning workers | Women and health at work
Link icon Decent work for domestic workers
Jul 20, 2010 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

Despite its growing social and economic significance, domestic work has traditionally been, and still is, one of the most precarious, low-paid, insecure and unprotected forms of employment. This ...

http://www.ilo.org/wow/Articles/lang--en/WCMS_124458/index.htm
Languages: English
See also: Cleaning workers | Women and health at work
Link icon Hazards of Cleaning
Apr 22, 2010 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

Strategies for reducing exposures to ergonomic risk factors. Cleaning work creates exposure to many hazards, including wet floors, working on ladders, use of chemicals and cleaners are also exposed ...

http://www.asse.org/professionalsafety/indexes/2007.php
Languages: English
See also: Accident Prevention | Cleaning workers | Musculoskeletal Disorders | Women and health at work
Link icon Risk in cleaning: chemical and physical exposure
Oct 16, 2009 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

This article gives an introduction to cleaning agents and describes the impact of cleaning on cleaners, but also on occupants of indoor environments and quality of cleaning. The cleaning agents are ...

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V78-3VCHGSS-1F&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=b3d0d5060ccfe8c29f6a82a195e66ef0
Languages: English
See also: Cleaning workers
Link icon "Doing Cleaning Work `Scientifically': The Reorganization of Work in the Contract Building Cleaning Industry
Oct 16, 2009 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

How is office cleaning work organised? Is cleaning work undergoing changes similar to those in other industries? This article looks into the organisation of office cleaning and assesses the changes ...

http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143831X01222004
Languages: English
See also: Cleaning workers
Link icon Occupational exposures among domestic and industrial professional cleaners
Oct 01, 2008 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

This qualitative study among 79 domestic and industrial cleaners aims to identify and characterize occupational exposures, symptoms and job tasks among domestic and industrial professional ...

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18628247?ordinalpos=20&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum
Languages: English
See also: Cleaning workers
Link icon Epidemiology of occupational injury among cleaners in the healthcare sector
Mar 19, 2008 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

In the healthcare sector, cleaners have an elevated risk of occupational injury compared to other healthcare workers, according to a an epidemiological study in which the epidemiology of ...

http://occmed.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/kqn028

See also: Cleaning workers
Link icon Musculoskeletal risk factors in cleaning occupation - A literature review
Feb 01, 2008 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

This literature study aims to identify problems, recommended practices and unresolved issues and to explore occupational needs related to cleaning problems. Both published and unpublished reports ...

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V31-4K4WGVW-1&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=5d1290d37548d7ff63a962105acdf518
Languages: English
See also: Cleaning workers
Link icon Differences in physical workload, psychosocial factors and musculoskeletal disorders between two groups of female hospital cleaners with two diverse organizational models
Jan 01, 2007 - Last modified: Aug 29, 2012

The objective of this article was to clarify if differences in the physical workload, the psychosocial factors and in musculoskeletal disorders can be attributed to work organisational factors. The ...

http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=19946347
Languages: English
See also: Cleaning workers
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