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European Good Practice Awards – call for nominations now open

Apr 18, 2014

EU-OSHA has launched the 12th edition of the European Good Practice Awards in occupational safety and health. The awards welcome applications from European companies or organisations who are implementing measures to successfully manage stress and psychosocial risks in their workplaces.

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EU-OSHA and OSALAN in a joint visit at the Bilbao Port

Apr 16, 2014

As part of the regular cooperation between EU-OSHA and the Basque Institute for Safety and Health at Work (OSALAN) a joint visit to Bilbao Port was organized to get to know first-hand some of the safety and health good practices implemented by the Port.

This was a unique opportunity for exchange of knowledge and networking as well as introduction to different activities and projects carried out by the three organizations.

Director of EU-OSHA, Christa Sedlatschek, presented the campaign Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress officially launched in Brussels early April.

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#EUmanagestress – EU-OSHA campaign calls on employers and workers to tackle work-related stress

Apr 07, 2014

EU-OSHA launches a two year Europe-wide campaign: ‘Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress’.

Speaking at the campaign launch in Brussels, László Andor, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion and Greek Deputy Minister for Labour, Social Security and Welfare, Vasilis Kegkeroglou, representing the Greek EU Council Presidency, called on Europe’s enterprises to recognise the need to tackle work-related stress. By doing so, they will be protecting their workers’ health and their organisations’ productivity.

Christa Sedlatschek, EU-OSHA Director explained that together employers, workers and their representatives can successfully manage and prevent work-related stress and psychosocial risks; and that the Healthy Workplaces Campaign aims to help organisations do just that. 

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Last reminder: Have your say!

Mar 10, 2014

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is conducting a survey to obtain feedback on its activities and the results achieved. Please help us to do this by completing this short questionnaire, which will take you no more than 15 minutes. The survey is being carried out for EU-OSHA by the UK research institute, the Institute for Employment Studies (IES).

The survey can be completed in all official EU languages as well as Icelandic and Norwegian. Please tell us what you think about our campaigns, publications, website and information dissemination.

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In Focus

Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2014-2015

Psychosocial risks can occur in every workplace, and the quality of any workplace is significantly associated with the level of stress experienced by workers.

EP project for older workers

EU Parliament project on health and safety at work of older workers

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ESENER: European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks

Find out how managers and workers’ representatives across Europe are managing health and safety risks at their workplaces.

OiRA: Online interactive Risk Assessment project

Discover our cost-free web application that allows a growing network of partners to develop tailor-made risk assessment tools for micro and small enterprises.