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technique for detecting early signs of potentially important developments through a systematic examination of potential threats and opportunities, with emphasis on new technology and its effects on the issue at hand

Context: Info

Reviewing existing information to identify trends and drivers of change to 2025 and, where possible, five years beyond. This was done through a combination of horizon-scanning approaches, including a traditional literature review with a focus on recent publications and grey literature.

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: сканиране на хоризонта
  • Čeština: mapování trendů
  • Dansk: horisontal-scanning
  • Deutsch: Horizon Scanning
  • Ελληνικά: ανίχνευση του ορίζοντα
  • English: horizon-scanning
  • Español: escrutinio de horizontes
  • Eesti: väljavaadete kaardistamine
  • Suomi: tulevaisuuden luotaus
  • Français: analyse prospective
  • Hrvatski: ispitivanje vidokruga
  • Magyar: jövőbeli kilátások feltérképezése
  • Íslenska: sjóndeildarhringskönnun
  • Italiano: analisi delle prospettive
  • Lietuvių: perspektyvų vertinimas
  • Latviešu: potenciālo scenāriju analīze
  • Malti: analiżi prospettiva
  • Nederlands: verkennende activiteiten
  • Norsk: metodevarsling
  • Polski: monitorowanie otoczenia (horizon scanning)
  • Português: exploração do horizonte
  • Română: analiză prospectivă
  • Slovenčina: mapovanie trendov
  • Slovenščina: pregled perspektiv
  • Svenska: framåtblickande analys