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The EU in 2023: General Report on the Activities of the European Union published

The EU 2023 report, which focuses on how the EU have tackled the issues that concern Europeans most across last year, has been released.  The Building a fair and social Europe chapter of the report refers to key occupational safety and health (OSH) steps…

VET schools managers’ well-being: EfVET’s position paper out

The European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training organisation (EfVET) has released the ‘Well-Being of Managers in leading the Green and Digital Transitions’ position paper. The document focuses on relevant occupational safety and health (…

New job offer! Applications open for legal advisor vacancy at EU-OSHA

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is now looking for a constructive and enthusiastic teammate with a solid legal background and sound experience able to work comfortably with a wide range of legal frameworks in an advisory role for a…

Demonstrating OiRA tools in Slovakia to highlight the importance of risk assessment

Small and medium-sized enterprise owners, managers, safety technicians, members of the Slovak OSH network and engineering students have the opportunity to learn more about EU-OSHA’s Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools during a hybrid seminar…

Summary of e-tools online seminar in the construction sector available

Under the Prevention in the construction and other outdoor workplaces title, this networking event was held in the EU-OSHA’s premises in Bilbao from 4 to 5 October 2023.  The programme focused on discussions about e-tools to assist occupational risk assessment…

OiRA in figures: More than 60 tools in the pipeline

The OiRA project, EU-OSHA’s Online interactive Risk Assessment tool, is the first EU initiative to encourage micro and small enterprises (MSEs) to assess and manage their own occupational safety and health (OSH) risks using the tailored and multilingual #…

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: digital platform work and OSH implications

The digital transition is significantly transforming the European economic system, including the emergence of digital labour platforms as new market players.  EU-OSHA´s approach to digital platform work puts the emphasis on those aspects that are more relevant…

Launch of the pilot test of ESENER 2024

The European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks - ESENER - is an extensive survey that looks at how European workplaces manage safety and health risks in practice. The pilot test for the fourth wave of ESENER is running during the second half of…

EU Council confirms agreement on act to improve working conditions of platform workers

EU employment and social affairs ministers have confirmed the deal reached between the EU Council and the EU Parliament on new directive to improve working conditions for more than 28 million platform workers across the EU. This EU legal act aims to help…

New online and onsite occupational health and safety courses offered by NIVA

The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA) has expanded its training offer with two new courses for the second quarter of 2024.  Leading Diverse and Inclusive Workplaces, will be delivered online on 28th – 30th of May 2024.…