Safety and health in micro and small enterprises in the EU: from policy to practice — description of good examples


This report presents a selection of case studies of successful efforts to reach out to micro and small enterprises (MSEs) to help them improve occupational safety and health (OSH). The more than 40 inspiring examples from 12 EU Member States are grouped by themes such as multi-dimensional strategies and initiatives by non-OSH intermediaries. The aim is to show that, while MSEs can struggle with managing safety and health, initiatives to improve OSH in MSEs can succeed and are transferable to different countries and sectors. By collecting and analysing these case studies, the report aims to answer the vital question ‘What works, for whom and under what circumstances?’

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