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18.01.2021 Hairdressing social partners continue to cooperate to improve health and safety in their sector

18/01/2021Hairdressing social partners continue to cooperate to improve health and safety in their sector In their latest joint statement , social partners in the hairdressing sector welcome the cooperation between the European Commission, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU OSH...

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14.01.2021 Draft agenda - Monday, 25 January 2021 - Tuesday, 26 January 2021 - PE663.229v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

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14.01.2021 Safety training package for the construction workers

14/01/2021Safety training package for the construction workers Safety training targeting both native and migrant workers in the construction sector was developed in the European Safety Training and Evaluation Supporting European Mobility (ESTEEM) project . The training focuses on integrating tech...

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14.01.2021 Visual Zero Fund Virtual Forum – preventing work-related accidents in supply chains

14/01/2021Visual Zero Fund Virtual Forum – preventing work-related accidents in supply chains The International Labour Organization (ILO) supports the first Vision Zero Fund High-Level Forum, a three-day virtual event to prevent work-related deaths, injuries, and diseases in sectors operating glo...

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13.01.2021 OSHwiki: How to decrease physical inactivity at work

13/01/2021OSHwiki: How to decrease physical inactivity at work Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Physical inactivity and long periods of uninterrupted sitting are inevitable part of the office workplace reality. Noteworthy is that the health risks associated with the sedentary character of...

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12.01.2021 Better schools by promoting musculoskeletal health: online seminar resources now available

12/01/2021Better schools by promoting musculoskeletal health: online seminar resources now available Picture by freepik - www.freepik.es Movement is an essential requirement for proper cognitive and musculoskeletal development in children and adolescents. During the Covid-19 pandemic situatio...

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11.01.2021 Highlights - Rules on airport slot allocation "Slot Relief" - presentation by the Commission - Committee on Transport and Tourism

This proposal on slot allocation grants aviation stakeholders a relief from airport slot use requirements for the summer 2021 scheduling season. While airlines normally have to use 80% of the slots awarded to them to secure their full slot portfolios, the proposal reduces this threshold to 40%. ...

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11.01.2021 Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the construction sector

11/01/2021Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the construction sector Moving loads, awkward postures and vibrations from machinery all take their toll on the body: it is no surprise then that construction workers face an increased risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). A new dis...

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07.01.2021 DRAFT OPINION on fair working conditions, rights and social protection for platform workers - New forms of employment linked to digital development - PE663.114v01-00

DRAFT OPINION on fair working conditions, rights and social protection for platform workers - New forms of employment linked to digital developmentCommittee on Transport and TourismMarianne Vind Source : © European Union, 2021 - EP

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07.01.2021 Work-related MSDs: knowing the facts and figures to act

07/01/2021Work-related MSDs: knowing the facts and figures to act Did you know that musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are workers’ number one health complaint across European workplaces, having a substantial impact on health, businesses and national economies? A special section on the Lighten the ...

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