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24.06.2019 Innovative workplace risk assessment tool OiRA goes global

25/06/2019Innovative workplace risk assessment tool OiRA goes global Agency staff with Daimler's health and safety representatives. Though primarily intended for micro and small enterprises, multinational car manufacturer Daimler has developed and adapted a workplace risk assessment tool for ...

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24.06.2019 ‘Buy quiet’ helps companies to tackle noise hazards at work

24/06/2019‘Buy quiet’ helps companies to tackle noise hazards at work © EU OSHA / Jim Holmes Occupational noise can have major negative effects on health as it causes hearing damage and deafness, stress, poor productivity, and interferes with communication. A practical guide for buyers of mac...

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20.06.2019 ANSES draws attention to the health effects associated with the blue light of LEDs

20/06/2019ANSES draws attention to the health effects associated with the blue light of LEDs photo: Daniel Condoleo via Pixabay.com Recent updates by ANSES ( French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety ) on the health effects of LED lights indicate possible harm...

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18.06.2019 European Commission together with social partners tackles undeclared work

18/06/2019European Commission together with social partners tackles undeclared work photo: © EU-OSHA / David Tijero Osorio Undeclared work is a complex problem across European countries as it can occur in many occupational sectors. It defines any paid activity that is lawful in respect of its...

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17.06.2019 Director General of DG Employment addresses EU-OSHA staff and its network of focal points

17/06/2019Director General of DG Employment addresses EU-OSHA staff and its network of focal points On the day of EU-OSHA's 25th anniversary ceremony , 5 June 2019 in Bilbao, Joost Korte, Director General of DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission, gave an inspiring speec...

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16.06.2019 EU-OSHA Executive Director addresses occupational cancer in an interview with Euronews

17/06/2019EU-OSHA Executive Director addresses occupational cancer in an interview with Euronews In its latest episode of Real Economy Euronews explores the dangers of working environments in the European Union, with a focus on occupational cancer. The episode features an interview with EU-OSHA’s...

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13.06.2019 Annual Report 2018: a year of collaboration, commitment and campaigning

14/06/2019Annual Report 2018: a year of collaboration, commitment and campaigning The 2018 Annual report outlines how EU-OSHA pursued its goal of achieving safer and healthier workplaces in Europe.  Significant milestones include the launch of the 2018‑19 Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Subst...

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12.06.2019 Celebrating the Framework Directive on Safety and Health at Work

12/06/2019Celebrating the Framework Directive on Safety and Health at Work The 25th anniversary of EU-OSHA coincides with another important European milestone on occupational safety and health (OSH): 30 years ago, on 12 June, the OSH Framework Directive 89/391/EEC was adopted by the European Coun...

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07.06.2019 Eurofound Webinar: Flexible working in the digital age - Is everyone a winner?

07/06/2019Eurofound Webinar: Flexible working in the digital age - Is everyone a winner? photo by Gerd Altmann via https://pixabay.com On 13 June, Eurofound hosts a webinar on flexible working in the digital age focused on its latest research findings on the growing number of ICT-based mobile...

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07.06.2019 We are looking for a Quality Management Officer (AST4)

07/06/2019We are looking for a Quality Management Officer (AST4) Gerd Altmann via https://pixabay.com EU-OSHA has a vacancy position for a Quality Management Officer (AST4) in the Networking Secretariat. The jobholder will provide support in coordination and quality assurance of the Agency’s ...

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