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04.10.2019 OSHwiki article in the spotlight: Managing low back conditions and low back pain

04/10/2019OSHwiki article in the spotlight: Managing low back conditions and low back pain © EU-OSHA / David Tijero Osorio 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 researche...

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03.10.2019 Towards safer working environments at school with OiRA

04/10/2019Towards safer working environments at school with OiRA International Teacher’s Day on 5th October is not only a time to show gratitude to educators – it is an occasion to reflect on how their status, rights and working conditions can be further improved. 

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02.10.2019 Get ready for the Healthy Workplaces Summit 2019!

03/10/2019Get ready for the Healthy Workplaces Summit 2019! On 12 and 13 November in Bilbao, EU-OSHA and its most active partners and supporters are celebrating the successful closing of the 2018-19 Healthy Workplaces Campaign Manage Dangerous Substances. It is the last time during this campaign ...

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02.10.2019 Improving safety for electricians and other workers in the construction industry

02/10/2019Improving safety for electricians and other workers in the construction industry  © EU-OSHA / David Tijero Osorio Safety4electricians is a project based on a partnership between Denmark, Spain, Cyprus, Great Britain and Malta to improve safety for workers in the construction industr...

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01.10.2019 The future of safety in a digitalised world was the main theme of WOS 2019

01/10/2019The future of safety in a digitalised world was the main theme of WOS 2019 The 10th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work – WOS 2019 took place between 23 and 26 September in Vienna. Key speakers from EU-OSHA delivered presentations on the principal topics with...

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30.09.2019 OPINION on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2020 - PE639.932v02-00

OPINION on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2020Committee on Transport and TourismDaniel Freund Source : © European Union, 2019 - EP

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30.09.2019 Applications are invited for the Eusebio Rial González Innovation and Practice Award in Occupational Health Psychology

30/09/2019Applications are invited for the Eusebio Rial González Innovation and Practice Award in Occupational Health Psychology The European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP), in collaboration with EU-OSHA, has created this biennial award in honour of the contribution to occupati...

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29.09.2019 European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2019 is fast approaching

30/09/2019European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2019 is fast approaching On 21 October, EU-OSHA, alongside its partners, sets the wheels in motion for the European Week for Safety and Health at Work to encourage participative and active safety management of dangerous substances. A major mil...

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27.09.2019 Minutes - Thursday, 19 September 2019 - PE641.226v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

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26.09.2019 How to manage the risks from carcinogens at work

27/09/2019How to manage the risks from carcinogens at work © INSHT Cancer is estimated to be the main cause of work-related death in the EU. A large proportion of cancers may be linked to exposure to carcinogens at work. As a signatory to the Roadmap on Carcinogens, EU-OSHA is committed to ra...

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