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European Day of Languages 2023: valuing language skills at work

Today is the European Day of Languages! A day to remember the importance of language learning and protecting the linguistic heritage of Europe. Multilingualism is at the core of EU-OSHA's communications strategy with many of our web resources and publications…

Mental Health and Precarious Work: The management of Psychosocial Risks

The Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU is hosting an event on managing psychosocial risks and preventing their impact on physical and mental health in the workplace on 26 and 27 September. Speakers will address risks considering the heterogeneity of…

5 EU agencies event: Skills for people, skills for competitiveness, skills for sustainability

Supporting the European Year of Skills, EU-OSHA and its sister agencies Cedefop, ELA, ETF and Eurofound — in partnership with the European Parliament and the European Commission — are hosting a joint event on 20 September 2023 in Brussels to discuss current…

Join the Healthy Workplaces EU campaign partnership meeting online!

Ahead of the official launch of the 2023-25 Healthy Workplaces Campaign in October — Safe and healthy work in the digital age — EU-OSHA is hosting a meeting for existing and potential new campaign partners. Representatives of European and international…

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: Healthy Healthcare

Providing economically sustainable and high-quality healthcare services through the maintenance of a healthy and resilient workforce is a key priority for countries everywhere. This is challenging as the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed new vulnerabilities of…

Conducting risk assessments in Klaipeda with the assistance of OiRA

Did you know that there are over 20 Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools available in Lithuania, covering a wide range of sectors such as construction, cleaning services, manufacturing or motor vehicles, among others? An event taking place on 3…

OiRA tools protect woodworkers

Woodworking and carpentry are sectors going along with high-risks. Workers are exposed to mechanical risks stemming for example from falling trees and dealing with heavy machinery. However the list of risks is much longer including aa variety of chemical risks…

The MentalHealthMatters project kicks off

The MentalHealthMatters project by the Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) OSH Expert Group aims to propose measures to better prepare occupational safety and health (OSH) systems, professionals and small and medium…

New OSH interactive data visualisation site by Safe Work Australia

Safe Work Australia, the Australian occupational health and safety (OSH) policy body, launched a new interactive data website to explore work health and safety and workers’ compensation data collected by Safe Work Australia on work-related fatalities, injuries…

Upcoming courses by NIVA on psychosocial risks and positive psychology

The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA) is launching 3 new training courses for researchers, practitioners, and specialists in the field of occupational health and safety (OSH): Psychosocial Work Characteristics Now and in the…