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27.03.2020 How does COVID-19 affect our work and lives? Read Eurofound’s blog post

27/03/2020How does COVID-19 affect our work and lives? Read Eurofound’s blog post geralt via pixabay.com Eurofound’s Executive Director, Juan Menéndez-Valdés, reacts on the COVID-19 crisis and reflects on the impact it will have on the work and lives of Europeans, and people beyond Europe. He...

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26.03.2020 From Research to Practice in Occupational Health and Safety

26/03/2020From Research to Practice in Occupational Health and Safety © EU-OSHA / Cristina Vatielli An occupational safety and health (OSH) course organised by the Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA) will introduce new methods and approaches on how to increase...

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25.03.2020 Opinion on Guidelines for the 2021 Budget – Section III - PE648.607v01-00

Opinion on Guidelines for the 2021 Budget – Section IIICommittee on Transport and TourismMarian-Jean Marinescu Source : © European Union, 2020 - EP

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24.03.2020 DRAFT OPINION on the recommendations on the negotiations for a new partnership with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - PE648.584v01-00

DRAFT OPINION on the recommendations on the negotiations for a new partnership with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCommittee on Transport and TourismJohan Danielsson Source : © European Union, 2020 - EP

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24.03.2020 Highlights - Vote in Plenary - Allocation of slots at Community airports: Common rules - Committee on Transport and Tourism

As part of the bigger package of COVID19 emergency measures, the proposal temporarily exempts the airlines from the obligation to use 80% of the slots allocated to them for period from 1 March 2020 until the end of 2020 Summer season. With a view to a quick adoption, TRAN Committee requested the ...

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23.03.2020 Smart tachograph: identification of false motion sensor

Smart tachograph Version 1 - false motion sensor identifaction: In some occasions when the vehicle is in not moving and the recording equipment is in hibernation, the system (KITAS4 and SE5000-8 rev A) could experience an intermittent communication issue. This could generate a “x35”, motion sen...

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23.03.2020 EULAR calls on governments to support people with RMD in the workplace

23/03/2020EULAR calls on governments to support people with RMD in the workplace © INSHT EU citizens with a rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease (RMD) who are professionally active in the health care and medical area have the right to be safe at work. The European League Against Rheumatism, ...

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19.03.2020 Public consultation on ‘Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan’

19/03/2020Public consultation on ‘Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan’ PDPics via pixabay.com Every year, 3.5 million people in the EU are diagnosed with cancer, and 1.3 million people die from cancer each year. What’s more, work-related cancer remains the biggest occupational health challenge in Eu...

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18.03.2020 Ergonomic intervention tackles MSDs risks for nursery-school teachers and children

18/03/2020Ergonomic intervention tackles MSDs risks for nursery-school teachers and children Image by Iris Hamelmann from Pixabay A case study commissioned by EU-OSHA sheds light on the risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in nursery-schools and explores the effects of an ergonom...

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17.03.2020 ECHA launches EUCLEF – your access point to chemicals legislation

17/03/2020ECHA launches EUCLEF – your access point to chemicals legislation © European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) launched the COSME funded EU Chemicals Legislation Finder (EUCLEF) , a new online service that gives free-of-charge access to an overview of 40 p...

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