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emerging challenges


constantly changing work and workplaces with new technologies, substances and work processes, changes in the structure of the workforce and the labour market, new forms of employment and work organisation giving rise to new risks and challenges to workers’ safety and health

Context: Info

Measures are therefore needed to raise awareness and train employers and workers in green jobs to these new and emerging challenges. In any case, whether new or ˜old” risks, the workplace risk assessment remains key to devising adequate prevention, with measures taking into account the specificity of the green job considered and of the workers involved.

Term reference

Foresight on new and emerging occupational safety and health risks associated with information and communication technologies and work location by 2025, Final report, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, 2018


  • Български: нововъзникващи предизвикателства
  • Čeština: vznikající riziko
  • Dansk: risici i fremvækst
  • Deutsch: neue Herausforderungen
  • Ελληνικά: αναδυόμενες προκλήσεις
  • English: emerging challenges
  • Español: nuevos desafíos
  • Eesti: uued väljakutsed
  • Suomi: kehittymässä olevat haasteet
  • Français: défis émergents
  • Hrvatski: izazov u nastajanju
  • Magyar: felmerülő kockázat
  • Íslenska: aðsteðjandi áskoranir
  • Italiano: sfide emergente
  • Lietuvių: nauji iššūkiai
  • Latviešu: jaunās problēmas
  • Malti: sfidi emerġenti
  • Nederlands: opkomende uitdagingen
  • Norsk: framvoksende utfordringer
  • Polski: pojawiające się wyzwania
  • Português: desafios emergentes
  • Română: dificultăți emergente
  • Slovenčina: vznikajúca výzva
  • Slovenščina: novi izzivi
  • Svenska: framväxande utmaningar