This summary presents the findings of a study on understandings and experiences of occupational safety and health (OSH) in 162 micro and small enterprises.
Just one in three workers in the EU whose daily activities are severely or somewhat limited by a chronic disease report that their workplace has been adapted to accommodate their health problem. This means that most workers in Europe with a limiting health condition are not being supported in terms of workplace adaptation.
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.
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.
The meeting discussed the Economy of Wellbeing – a new holistic approach for the EU and Strengtheining the role of the EU in Global Health cooperation. AOB items included information from the Commission on health system cooperation, Pharmaceuticals, the Horizon Europe Research and Innovation Programme, the Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of NonCommunicable Diseases, Health Security and Vaccination.
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Effective communication with its target audiences is key to EU-OSHA’s awareness-raising activities. A pioneering approach to using the Internet and social media has allowed EU-OSHA to develop and disseminate innovative tools and reach the OSH community effectively.
The EU is to guarantee a high level protection to whistle-blowers across a wide range of sectors including public procurement, financial services, money laundering, product and transport safety, nuclear safety, public health, consumer and data protection.
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.
Key speakers from EU-OSHA delivered presentations on the principal topics with an accent on occupational safety and health (OSH), such as the Impact of digitalisation on OSH, the Future of Work and OSH and knowledge transfer and exchange.