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‘Safety and health in MSEs in the EU: the view from the workplace’ – available in different languages

12 ore 37 min fa
15/10/2019‘Safety and health in MSEs in the EU: the view from the workplace’ – available in different languages

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This summary presents the findings of a study on understandings and experiences of occupational safety and health (OSH) in 162 micro and small enterprises. The publication examines OSH experiences from the worker and owner-manager perspectives,...

The European Labour Authority (ELA) is now operative and EU-OSHA is appointed to its Management Board

Lun, 10/14/2019 - 08:15
14/10/2019The European Labour Authority (ELA) is now operative and EU-OSHA is appointed to its Management Board The inaugural ceremony of the European Labour Authority (ELA) and the first meeting of its Management Board takes place in Brussels on 16 and 17 October 2019. ELA, which is to be host in Bratislava, contributes to ensuring that EU rules on labour...

OSH Experts discuss the value of occupational safety and health

Gio, 10/10/2019 - 08:00
10/10/2019OSH Experts discuss the value of occupational safety and health

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An expert meeting on the value of occupational safety and health (OSH) takes place on 10 and 11 October at the EU-OSHA’s premises in Bilbao. Leading OSH experts and representatives from ILO/WHO and ICOH look at the findings of the second stage of EU...

IOSH calls for research proposals in the field of OSH

Mer, 10/09/2019 - 08:15
09/10/2019IOSH calls for research proposals in the field of OSH The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) invites researchers to submit proposals in the priority areas of non-health-related fatalities and work-related musculoskeletal disorders . Successful applications are likely to use well-...

Come proteggere i lavoratori vulnerabili dalle sostanze pericolose?

Mer, 10/09/2019 - 01:45
09/10/2019Come proteggere i lavoratori vulnerabili dalle sostanze pericolose?

Alcuni gruppi di lavoratori sono più a rischio di altri quando sono esposti a sostanze pericolose. Ciò può essere dovuto al fatto che questi lavoratori sono inesperti, disinformati o fisicamente più vulnerabili. Altri motivi sono i frequenti cambi di occupazione, o il fatto di lavorare in settori in cui vi è una scarsa sensibilizzazione, o a causa di una maggiore o diversa sensibilità fisiologica.

EU-OSHA hosts meeting of EU agencies' staff committees

Mar, 10/08/2019 - 15:00
08/10/2019EU-OSHA hosts meeting of EU agencies' staff committees

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In its 25th anniversary year, EU-OSHA celebrates social dialogue by hosting the Assembly of Agency Staff Committees at its premises. The agenda offers three days packed with useful information on important issues related to staff well-being and...

Musculoskeletal health of hairdressers in the agenda of ErgoHair

Mar, 10/08/2019 - 08:00
08/10/2019Musculoskeletal health of hairdressers in the agenda of ErgoHair

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A medical reference document developed in the framework of the ErgoHair project provides the hairdressing sector with a guideline for developing a healthy work environment. The document gives an overview of the hairdressing sector in Europe and a...

EU-OSHA visits the Norwegian Association of Occupational Medicine (NAOM)

Lun, 10/07/2019 - 08:00
07/10/2019EU-OSHA visits the Norwegian Association of Occupational Medicine (NAOM)

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On 8 th October, EU-OSHA Executive Director Dr Christa Sedlatschek visits the Norwegian Association of Occupational Medicine (NAOM). The visit aims to explore future opportunities for mutual learning and collaboration between EU-OSHA and NAOM in the...

L’EU-OSHA introduce novità nella comunicazione online sulla sicurezza e la salute sul luogo di lavoro

Lun, 10/07/2019 - 01:45
07/10/2019L’EU-OSHA introduce novità nella comunicazione online sulla sicurezza e la salute sul luogo di lavoro

Una comunicazione efficace con i suoi destinatari è fondamentale per le attività di sensibilizzazione dell’EU-OSHA. Grazie a un approccio pionieristico all’uso di Internet e dei social media l’EU-OSHA ha messo a punto e diffuso strumenti innovativi, raggiungendo efficacemente la comunità della SSL.

Leggi il nostro nuovo articolo per saperne di più su come l’EU-OSHA ha sviluppato la sua presenza online.

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: Managing low back conditions and low back pain

Ven, 10/04/2019 - 08:00
04/10/2019OSHwiki article in the spotlight: Managing low back conditions and low back pain

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Low back pain is one of the most common reasons for seeking health care, and it is now one of the commonest health reasons given for work loss. Study shows that researchers are often restricted to studying ‘low back pain’ as a broad and non-specific...

Verso ambienti di lavoro più sicuri nelle scuole grazie all’OiRA

Ven, 10/04/2019 - 01:30
04/10/2019Verso ambienti di lavoro più sicuri nelle scuole grazie all’OiRA

La Giornata mondiale degli insegnanti del 5 ottobre non costituisce soltanto un momento per mostrare gratitudine agli educatori, ma anche un’occasione per riflettere su come migliorare ulteriormente il loro status, i loro diritti e condizioni di lavoro.

Preparati al vertice «Ambienti di lavoro sani e sicuri» 2019!

Gio, 10/03/2019 - 01:30
03/10/2019Preparati al vertice «Ambienti di lavoro sani e sicuri» 2019!

Il 12 e 13 novembre a Bilbao, l’EU-OSHA e i suoi partner e sostenitori più attivi celebreranno la chiusura positiva della campagna Salute e sicurezza negli ambienti di lavoro in presenza di sostanze pericolose 2018-2019.

Per l’ultima volta durante questa campagna, i principali esperti e responsabili delle decisioni europei condivideranno esperienze e metteranno in risalto le buone pratiche per promuovere la prevenzione all’esposizione delle sostanze pericolose nell’ambiente di lavoro e la loro gestione sicura.

Improving safety for electricians and other workers in the construction industry

Mer, 10/02/2019 - 08:15
02/10/2019Improving safety for electricians and other workers in the construction industry

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Safety4electricians is a project based on a partnership between Denmark, Spain, Cyprus, Great Britain and Malta to improve safety for workers in the construction industry. The project aims to encourage mobility and safety training in the sector by...

Come gestire i rischi derivanti da agenti cancerogeni nell’ambiente di lavoro

Ven, 09/27/2019 - 01:30
27/09/2019Come gestire i rischi derivanti da agenti cancerogeni nell’ambiente di lavoro

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Secondo le stime il cancro costituisce la principale causa di morte associata all’attività lavorativa nell’UE. Gran parte dei cancri è attribuibile all’esposizione ad agenti cancerogeni nell’ambiente di lavoro. In quanto firmataria della tabella di marcia sugli agenti cancerogeni, l’EU-OSHA è impegnata a sensibilizzare a questi rischi.

EU-OSHA Director addressed the EMPL Committee in European Parliament

Gio, 09/26/2019 - 15:45
26/09/2019EU-OSHA Director addressed the EMPL Committee in European Parliament On Tuesday, Dr Christa Sedlatschek, Director of EU-OSHA presented at the newly elected European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) the agency approach to occupational safety and health (OSH). Dr Sedlatschek talked about...

International Media Festival for Prevention: Registration is now open!

Mar, 09/24/2019 - 10:45
24/09/2019International Media Festival for Prevention: Registration is now open! The International Media Festival for Prevention is an integral part of the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2020 which takes place in Toronto, Canada, from 4th to 7th October 2020. The Festival offers an overview of films and...

Thought Leader: EU-OSHA Executive Director talks to the European Parliament Magazine

Mar, 09/24/2019 - 09:45
24/09/2019Thought Leader: EU-OSHA Executive Director talks to the European Parliament Magazine The European Parliament Magazine published an article about EU-OSHA Executive Director Christa Sedlatschek’s reflection on 25 years of making Europe’s workplaces safer, healthier and more productive. The article covers the origins of occupational...

Un nuovo strumento online di valutazione dei rischi aiuta le imprese del settore Horeca a proteggere i lavoratori

Mar, 09/24/2019 - 01:15
24/09/2019Un nuovo strumento online di valutazione dei rischi aiuta le imprese del settore Horeca a proteggere i lavoratori

È stato varato un nuovo strumento OiRA per il settore alberghiero e della ristorazione. Lo strumento è stato sviluppato da Hotrec ed EFFAT, con il sostegno dell’EU-OSHA, ed è stato approvato a livello dell’UE.

OSH seminar and Good Practice Awards Ceremony in the focus of EU-OSHA Executive Director’s visit to Slovenia

Gio, 09/19/2019 - 12:45
19/09/2019OSH seminar and Good Practice Awards Ceremony in the focus of EU-OSHA Executive Director’s visit to Slovenia

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On 19 and 20 September, Dr Christa Sedlatschek meets in Ljubljana with the Minister and other representatives of the Slovenian Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities. Dr Sedlatschek takes part in a seminar dedicated to...

EU - ECHA - Advice on how to comply with NMP restriction

Gio, 09/19/2019 - 07:45
19/09/2019EU - ECHA - Advice on how to comply with NMP restriction The European chemicals agency has published advice for industrial users on how to comply with the restriction requirements on 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP). NMP is a reproductive toxicant (may damage the unborn child), it causes serious eye and skin...

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