Notizie relative alla SSL

EU-OSHA is looking for an Executive Director

The Executive Director is the legal representative of EU-OSHA and is responsible for the overall management of the Agency following the strategic direction set by the Management Board. We are looking for candidates with: Proven management skills, both at the…

Long-term commitment for hairdressers’ safety and health

Protecting workers’ health in the hairdressing sector has been a long-term priority on the agenda of the EU sectoral social dialogue stakeholders. An OSHwiki article reveals a long list of safety and health risk factors in the hairdressing sector. It also…

FARMres - raising awareness on mental health in the agriculture sector

Working in the agriculture sector is known to be a physically and mentally demanding job. Psychosocial factors like long working hours, isolation, or financial uncertainty, can very much affect the physical and mental health of agriculture workers. Within this…

Occupational safety and health courses with NIVA

The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA) is launching new courses aimed at researchers, practitioners, and specialists in the field of occupational safety and health (OSH): Occupational Respiratory Diseases - Prevention and…

EUROSHNET Conference - Artificial intelligence meets safety and health at work

Artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping the world of work. To highlight the impact of AI on occupational safety and health (OSH), the European OSH standardization network EUROSHNET dedicates its 7th EU conference to this topic. The event, taking place on 20…

OiRA helps create a healthy office workplace

Repetitive work, sitting for long periods and poorly designed workstations are amongst the risk factors that may affect the health of office workers. To offer businesses practical and straightforward way of assessing such safety and health risks, the Online…

OSH Management in the Human health and social work activities - seminar report

Given the importance of the human health and social work sectors and the specific occupational safety and health (OSH) risks their workers face, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) carried out a follow-up sectoral study of the European…

Innovative technical interventions to prevent MSDs highlighted by four Good Practice Award winners

Although musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are preventable, they remain the most common work-related health problem in Europe. In this second article featuring Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Award winners, we share the new, innovative solutions introduced by…

EU Parliament passes report on mental health in the digital world of work

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted millions of Europeans' lives, compounding the effects on mental health and resulting in higher rates of stress, anxiety, and depression. The younger generations, who are our future leaders and workforce, are taking the worst part…

Four good practice award winners raise awareness of MSDs prevention

The 15th Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards recognised outstanding and innovative approaches to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) prevention and management in the workplace. Of the eight winners, we feature four organisations that not only demonstrated…