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14.05.2019 The future roles of big data and artificial intelligence in Europe’s workplaces

15/05/2019The future roles of big data and artificial intelligence in Europe’s workplaces photo: Gerd Altmann via pixabay.com The use of big data, combined with machine learning technology, is becoming more common in Europe’s workplaces. Two new Foresight discussion papers review the benefits...

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13.05.2019 New reports focused on working conditions published by Eurofound

13/05/2019New reports focused on working conditions published by Eurofound Eurofound's new report Working conditions and workers' health examines the interplay between work demands – which carry an increased risk of exhaustion – and work resources – which support workers in greater engagement and...

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10.05.2019 ILO published a report on Safety and Health and the Future of Work

10/05/2019ILO published a report on Safety and Health and the Future of Work The International Labour Organisation (ILO) launched a global report highlighting the evolution of safety and health. The report touches upon the changes in work arrangements, technology (digitalisation and ICT, platform...

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09.05.2019 OSHwiki article in the spotlight

09/05/2019OSHwiki article in the spotlight ©EU-OSHA/David Tijero Osorio Accidents, deaths and health problems at work: the costs for Europe Each year, work-related accidents result in long periods of absence from work, and even death. Furthermore, a significant proportion of Europe’s working...

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08.05.2019 14th ETUC Congress aspires for a fairer Europe for workers

08/05/201914th ETUC Congress aspires for a fairer Europe for workers From 21 to 24 May, over 600 national trade union delegates and special guests from Europe and beyond seek fairer opportunities for workers at the 14 th Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) in Vienna, Austria...

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07.05.2019 Highlights - The European Parliamentary committees: their role and composition - Committee on Transport and Tourism

Parliament's committees deal with EU legislative proposals by adopting reports, which then are referred to plenary for voting by all Members, and appoint negotiation teams to conduct talks with Council. They adopt non-legislative reports, organise hearings with experts and scrutinise other EU bod...

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07.05.2019 Environment-friendly offices for sustainable workplaces

07/05/2019Environment-friendly offices for sustainable workplaces photo: rawpixel via pixabay.com EU-OSHA promotes green initiatives to support the creation of healthier and more sustainable workplaces. The Agency has already implemented many actions within its premises, such as using energy-...

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06.05.2019 ISO 45001 - Occupational health and safety: a survey launched

06/05/2019ISO 45001 - Occupational health and safety: a survey launched The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) launches a survey on the use of ISO 45001 - the global standard for occupational health and safety management systems. The aim of the survey is to collect users’ experi...

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05.05.2019 MSEs are foremost among the many beneficiaries of EU-OSHA’s activities

06/05/2019MSEs are foremost among the many beneficiaries of EU-OSHA’s activities © EU-OSHA Photo Competition 2009 / Georgy Velichkov Accounting for the vast majority of businesses in Europe, micro and small enterprises (MSEs) employ around half the workforce. Yet, their workers are particular...

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02.05.2019 Europe Day opens the doors of EU institutions for celebration

03/05/2019Europe Day opens the doors of EU institutions for celebration © EU-OSHA / Europe Day in Bilbao, 2018   Every year on 9 May, Europe celebrates the idea of the harmony of European citizens in peace and unity, first presented by Robert Schuman in his now historic speech in Paris back i...

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