Human health and social work activities – evidence from the European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks (ESENER)Keywords:
This report examines the main occupational safety and health (OSH) risks for the human health and social work activities sector in Europe, including risks related to COVID-19. It analyses data from the three waves of the European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks (ESENER). This analysis is complemented by interviews with key OSH experts and stakeholders from the sector.
It provides an overview of trends in the areas of OSH management, with a focus on ergonomic and psychosocial risks, drivers and barriers to OSH management in the sector and worker participation in OSH. The report presents the findings for the sector, providing a comparison between European countries and with other sectors. Based on the analyses and findings, potential learning points to improve OSH in the sector are also given.