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Brief summaries of the main findings of the 3-year project “Safer and healthier work at any age – occupational safety and health in the context of an ageing workforce” are now available in 19 languages.
The info sheets look at the benefits older workers bring to organisations, the added risks women encounter in the workplace, the systems for rehabilitation and return to work in place across Europe.
They also provide an overview of policies and strategies aimed at sustaining Europe’s ageing workforce.
Protecting the interests of all workers, regardless of age, is particularly important in the context of the European Pillar of Social Rights, which aims to deliver rights such as equal opportunities and fair working conditions; for example, one of its 20 principles is ‘Workers have the right to a working environment adapted to their professional needs and which enables them to prolong their partici
In the run-up to the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, the Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards ceremony is held in Valletta, Malta. Organised by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), the awards showcase successful interventions by European organisations to make their workplaces safer and healthier for workers of all ages — and therefore more productive.