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North Macedonia: Training on Prevention of work-related MSDs

Ven, 09/18/2020 - 08:00
18/09/2020North Macedonia: Training on Prevention of work-related MSDs At the eve of the forthcoming Healthy Workplaces Campaign Lighten the Load 2020 – 2022 a training in North Macedonia raised awareness of the prevention and management of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The event was organized jointly...

Work today and in the future: OSH challenges and opportunities for the Nordic labour inspectorates

Gio, 09/17/2020 - 08:00
17/09/2020Work today and in the future: OSH challenges and opportunities for the Nordic labour inspectorates A report was commissioned by the Nordic Director Generals at the labour inspectorates to better prepare the labour inspectorates for the future of work. The purpose of the report is to identify and analyse the occupational safety and health...

Finnish Schools on the Move for physically active learning environment

Mer, 09/16/2020 - 08:00
16/09/2020Finnish Schools on the Move for physically active learning environment

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A national action programme in Finland aims to establish a physically active culture in Finnish comprehensive schools. Finnish Schools and municipalities participating in the programme implement their own individual plans to increase physical...

A WHO/IOSH webinar: Joint action for health worker safety

Mar, 09/15/2020 - 08:30
15/09/2020A WHO/IOSH webinar: Joint action for health worker safety

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This webinar will highlight the outcomes of the 2020 World Patient Safety Day, the global campaign for health worker safety and the calls for action by international organizations, occupational health practitioners, professional associations, and...

Luoghi di lavoro più sicuri con OiRA nell’era della COVID-19: l’esempio della Francia

Mar, 09/15/2020 - 01:30
15/09/2020Luoghi di lavoro più sicuri con OiRA nell’era della COVID-19: l’esempio della Francia

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Come si possono aiutare le piccole imprese a mantenere il proprio personale in condizioni di sicurezza, particolarmente oggi, nel contesto della crisi sanitaria senza precedenti innescata dalla COVID-19? La Francia ha recentemente presentato una soluzione elegante basata su un regime di sovvenzioni.

Courses on Occupational Safety and Health launched by ITCILO

Ven, 09/11/2020 - 08:00
11/09/2020Courses on Occupational Safety and Health launched by ITCILO The International Training Centre of ILO (ITCILO) has a rich offer of e-learning and residential courses in the field of occupational safety and health (OSH) and labour inspection. The subjects vary from prevention of occupational accidents and...

Esoscheletri sui luoghi di lavoro: in che misura possono contribuire alla prevenzione dei DMS?

Gio, 09/10/2020 - 01:15
10/09/2020Esoscheletri sui luoghi di lavoro: in che misura possono contribuire alla prevenzione dei DMS?

Source: XoTrunk – INAIL/Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) project on collaborative exoskeletons

Gli esoscheletri per il lavoro sono dispositivi di ausilio indossabili che possono alleviare il carico fisico sul posto di lavoro. Sono in grado di offrire una soluzione laddove altre misure tecniche, organizzative o di progettazione ergonomica non bastano. Il loro impiego resta tuttavia limitato. La progettazione centrata sull’essere umano (human-centred design) e la valutazione dei rischi biomeccanici sono essenziali per garantire che tali dispositivi siano accettati, sempre più utilizzati ed efficaci nel prevenire DMS.

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: A methodological review of available data on MSDs

Mer, 09/09/2020 - 08:00
09/09/2020OSHwiki article in the spotlight: A methodological review of available data on MSDs

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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) remain the most common work-related health problem in the EU affecting workers in all sectors and occupations. Besides the effects on workers themselves, MSDs lead to high costs to enterprises and society as a whole...

OiRA supports risk management in sports and recreation sector

Mer, 09/09/2020 - 01:15
09/09/2020OiRA supports risk management in sports and recreation sector

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The sports and recreation sectors account for a very high rate of occupational accidents. Comprehensive risk evaluation is the first step towards proper risk management and employees’ protection. OiRA, the Online interactive Risk Assessment gives a...

Fermiamo la pandemia: risorse per ridurre l’onere dell’influenza stagionale sul luogo di lavoro

Mar, 09/08/2020 - 01:30
08/09/2020Fermiamo la pandemia: risorse per ridurre l’onere dell’influenza stagionale sul luogo di lavoro

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I luoghi di lavoro nell’UE devono affrontare con prontezza futuri focolai di COVID‑19, anche tramite la copertura vaccinale contro l’influenza stagionale, soprattutto in settori chiave come quello sanitario.

Ridurre l’onere dell’influenza stagionale richiede una risposta coordinata con azioni volte a incrementare la copertura vaccinale contro l’influenza negli Stati membri e misure preventive per limitarne la diffusione.

Free online OSH course for healthcare workers in the context of COVID-19

Lun, 09/07/2020 - 08:00
07/09/2020Free online OSH course for healthcare workers in the context of COVID-19

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The World Health Organization offers free online training for health workers, incident managers, supervisors and administrators who make policies and protocols for their health facilities. The course aims at equipping participants with knowledge to...

Training small and micro-enterprises in Greece to work with OiRA

Ven, 09/04/2020 - 10:00
04/09/2020Training small and micro-enterprises in Greece to work with OiRA

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Following the success of a first seminar in June, our Greek Focal Point in cooperation with the Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EBEA) is organising a second seminar for owners of low-risk small and micro-enterprises on how to use OiRA to...

CAN - Covid-19 prevention and the hierarchy of controls

Gio, 09/03/2020 - 08:00
03/09/2020CAN - Covid-19 prevention and the hierarchy of controls

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Selecting an appropriate method to control a hazard in the workplace is not always easy. When it comes to the transmission of viruses such as COVID-19, workplaces should consider establishing control measures that have the greatest impact. The main...

«Ambienti di lavoro sani e sicuri. Alleggeriamo il carico» - riunione di partenariato virtuale il 29 settembre 2020

Gio, 09/03/2020 - 01:15
03/09/2020«Ambienti di lavoro sani e sicuri. Alleggeriamo il carico» - riunione di partenariato virtuale il 29 settembre 2020

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Mentre il varo ufficiale della campagna «Ambienti di lavoro sani e sicuri» 2020-22 si avvicina, i rappresentanti delle organizzazioni europee e internazionali scopriranno la campagna e i vantaggi di diventare partner ufficiale della medesima in occasione di un incontro virtuale di partenariato.

L’incontro, che si terrà online in risposta alla pandemia di COVID-19, prevedrà il varo delle domande di partenariato. Diventare partner ufficiale della campagna è un’opportunità per le organizzazioni di scambiare esperienze, promuovere le loro buone pratiche e innalzare il loro profilo.

France - National protocol to ensure the health and safety of workers in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic

Mer, 09/02/2020 - 11:00
02/09/2020France - National protocol to ensure the health and safety of workers in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic

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In an opinion published on August 14 the High Council of Public Health (HCSP) recommended systematic wearing of masks in all public and collective private enclosed premises. However, considering the diversity of organisations and working...

UK – HSE guidance on room dinfection during the Covid-19 outbreak

Gio, 08/27/2020 - 08:00
27/08/2020UK – HSE guidance on room dinfection during the Covid-19 outbreak

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The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released guidance for disinfecting larger spaces or rooms using fog, mist, vapour or ultraviolet (UV) systems during the Covid-19 outbreak. The guidance explains how to choose the right disinfection...

USA: NIOSH- Use of cleaners and disinfectants at the workplace in the frame of COVID-19 pandemic measures

Mer, 08/26/2020 - 09:00
26/08/2020USA: NIOSH- Use of cleaners and disinfectants at the workplace in the frame of COVID-19 pandemic measures

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Both cleaning and disinfecting are important for reducing the spread of viral illnesses. Many cleaners and especially chemical disinfectants, however, can be harmful to workers if they are unsafely handled and/or improperly used. Therefore, it is...

Il prezzo delle morti, delle malattie e degli infortuni legati al lavoro

Mar, 08/25/2020 - 01:45
25/08/2020Il prezzo delle morti, delle malattie e degli infortuni legati al lavoro

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Sappiamo che gli infortuni, le malattie e le morti sul lavoro comportano costi economici estremamente elevati per i singoli, i datori di lavoro, i governi e la società. Ma come possiamo definire un metodo accurato per valutare tali costi?

Al fine di comprendere meglio l’onere economico, abbiamo esaminato cinque Stati membri dell’UE utilizzando due diversi approcci per la stima dei costi.

Working conditions of interactive service workers examined by Eurofound

Lun, 08/24/2020 - 08:00
24/08/2020Working conditions of interactive service workers examined by Eurofound

source: Eurofound

22% of all interactive service workers (ISWs) and 32% of frontline health ISWs are exposed to high emotional demands – such as having to hide their feelings – compared to 14% of EU employees overall. In a recent policy brief, the European Foundation...

Pubblicazioni sull’esposizione ad agenti biologici in settori a rischio – nuove versioni linguistiche

Gio, 08/20/2020 - 01:30
20/08/2020Pubblicazioni sull’esposizione ad agenti biologici in settori a rischio – nuove versioni linguistiche

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L’esposizione ad agenti biologici come i virus e i batteri sul luogo di lavoro può causare una serie di problemi di salute. La COVID-19 è solo l’esempio più ovvio ed esistono diversi settori in cui i lavoratori tendono a essere particolarmente a rischio.

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