News & events

03.06.2010 Tell us what sustainable mobility means to you by taking part in our latest e-poll on the 50 facts and figures website and find out the latest results

21.05.2010 Notice of call for proposals with a view to obtaining grants in the field of rail transport, in particular Telematics Applications for Passengers services (TAP) (deadline 21/03/2011)

21.05.2010 Notice of call for proposals with a view to obtaining grants in the field of road safety, in particular on road injuries and first aid (DG MOVE/SUB/01-2011)

27.04.2010 E-fact 49: Safe maintenance - quarrying sector

Quarrying is one of the most dangerous industries to work in: quarry workers are twice as likely to be killed in an accident at work as construction workers, and 13 times more likely to die at work as those in manufacturing industries . The use of large earth-moving vehicles and machines, the ha...


14.04.2010 Summary report of the contributions received to the online consultation on the enforcement of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC)

03.04.2010 Related content

01.04.2010 Commission decision concerning the 2012 work programme

25.03.2010 Ergonomic solutions in tomato harvesting and post-harvest handling

The harvest and post-harvest handling of tomatoes is manual and labour intensive work. As this work involves a lot of repetitive movements, lifting, pushing and pulling, there is a substantial risk for developing musculoskeletal disorders.


16.03.2010 Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders among the workers at Port Wine vines cultivation

 A high productivity is crucial in the rural production in order to reduce exploitation costs and to increase the international competitiveness of the products. All the organisation of work associated with the grape harvesting and transportation to the processing equipment was implemented with ...


15.03.2010 Specific ergonomic training for fishermen and other boat workers

All workplaces on the boats of the JSC ‘Smiltynes Perkela’ are equipped in accordance with applicable requirements. However most of works on the fishing and transport boats are related to the manual handling and lifting of the various loads and repetitive movements or incorrect working postures....