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The Eusebio Rial-González Innovation and Practice Award in Occupational Health Psychology opens call for submissions

EU-OSHA and the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP) announce applications for the 2024 edition of the biennial award are open to any researcher or practitioner whose work has made a considerable contribution to the field of occupational…

Empowering Women in Science: EU-OSHA addresses gender equality in digitalisation

This year, on 11th February, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science centres around the essential role of women and girls in science and their contribution to the achievement of sustainable development goals. A significant gender gap has persisted…

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: Hazardous medicinal products

Hazardous medicinal products (HMP) are pharmaceutical substances, such as antineoplastics, antivirals, hormones and immunosuppressants, that can cause harm to human health or the environment if not handled appropriately.  Approximately 1.8 million workers are…

Open call for tender: Research in the Health and Social Care Sector

EU-OSHA has an open procedure in two lots for an overview of the state of work-related psychosocial and musculoskeletal risks and outcomes in the Health and Social Care Sector in the EU. The tasks are framed as research and development services and related…

EU-OSHA at the Belgian Presidency Conference on Mental Health and Work

To highlight our current Healthy Workplaces Campaign on digitalisation, EU-OSHA’s director, William Cockburn, presented excerpts of the work the agency has developed on psychosocial risks, particularly in the digital age. His intervention also emphasised a key…

Greece: 13 new OiRA tools to look after workers’ safety and health

The Greek Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has recently  published 13 new OiRA tools, reaching the total number of 30 in the Hellenic country.  Among these new tools there is also one that covers work-related psychosocial risks (covering issues such as…

EU-OSHA addresses ‘Psychosocial risks at work in the digital age’ at the Belgian EU Presidency conference on mental health and work

27% of European workers have reported experiencing work-related stress, depression, or anxiety during the previous twelve months, increasing the chances of absenteeism with serious impact on workers’ lives and business organisation, according to the EU…

From research to practice - new occupational health and safety course by NIVA

The Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA) has launched a new in-person course for the second quarter of 2024.  From Research to Practice in Occupational Health and Safety, is to be held form 16th – 18th of April 2024, at…

Occupational safety and health in oil spill response operations: Practical guidelines

EU-OSHA, as part of a working group comprised of experts from EU / EFTA Member States and representatives of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), has developed practical guidelines on Oil Spill Responders.  The document covers all phases of oil spill…

Carrying out occupational risk assessments is easy with OiRA tools

Conducting risk assessments for your company may seem hard when you do not know how or when you think you are lacking the resources. EU-OSHA’s Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools assist employers in the identification and management of safety and…