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ITCILO - Labour Inspection and OSH training programmes for 2023

OSH professionals need a multidisciplinary background to successfully operate in the broad field of Occupational Safety and Health. The Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO) offers a wide range of online and face-to-face courses on…

EU Have Your Say: A comprehensive approach to mental health

The Commission has published a call for evidence on the forthcoming Commission Communication on a comprehensive approach to mental health. The initiative, announced by President Ursula von der Leyen in the 2022 State of the Union address, as a follow up to the…

Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023-2024 adopted – Call for applications and info day on 19 January!

The Work Programme includes calls for R&I activities, cofunded partnerships (COFUND) and Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs). The Health cluster is divided into six Destinations, focusing on a broad range of areas of importance for the future of health…

Vacancy for a researcher on psychosocial risks and working conditions at the ETUI 

The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) is currently seeking a researcher (M/F) to focus on psychosocial risks and working conditions. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, conducting, and managing research projects on psychosocial…

Healthy bakeries for flavoured bread? OiRA is the key

Slips, trips and falls, loading and unloading heavy bags, noise, ammonia odour and flour dust… these are just few of the dominant hazards that affect bakers’ safety and health. Eight Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools for this sector help…

Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World - New ILO report

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has recently published Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World, report that looks at the two main aspects of working time: working hours and working time arrangements and the effects of both on business…

EU handbook on working conditions of posted workers in the construction sector during COVID-19

The ‘European Market Environment in the Construction Sector - Enhancing the free movement of posted workers in the EU’ (EMEcs) project, co-funded by the European Commission, aims to understand how the measures introduced by Member States to combat the COVID-19…

Sweden embraces the EU Presidency. An opportunity also for occupational safety and health?

From 1 January to 30 June 2023 Sweden holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This is an opportunity to be involved and make progress on crucial issues like economic growth, climate, energy, migration and security. The priorities of the…

Avian influenza cases in poultry and water birds on the rise

The latest report from EFSA, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the EU Reference Laboratory (EURL) with OSH recommendations provided by EU-OSHA, indicates that cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) recorded in Europe…

EU Driving License Directive revision. On the road to safety

The European Commission, in its Work Programme for 2022, has included a revision of the current Directive 2006/126/EC on driving licenses with the aim of improving road safety: contributing to ‘Vision Zero’ and reducing road deaths and serious injuries by 50%…