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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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30.04.2019 Pan-European campaign encourages people to vote in the European elections

30/04/2019Pan-European campaign encourages people to vote in the European elections photo: European Parliament In the European elections on 23-26 May, the European Union citizens will be choosing in what kind of Europe we want to live in. To encourage Europeans to take action in shaping the...

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28.04.2019 DGUV office guide: get to know health-friendly methods for office work

29/04/2019DGUV office guide: get to know health-friendly methods for office work Although recognised as a low-risk environment, office workers are increasingly subjected to health threats, most often to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and psychosocial risks . In response, DGUV (German Social Acc...

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26.04.2019 Social partners sign a joint declaration to prevent MSDs in the hairdressing sector

26/04/2019Social partners sign a joint declaration to prevent MSDs in the hairdressing sector The social partners Coiffure EU and UNI Europa within the framework of the European Social dialogue adopted a joint statement for the protection of occupational safety and health (OSH) in the hairdressin...

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25.04.2019 The World OSH Day brings into focus Safety and Health and the Future of Work

26/04/2019The World OSH Day brings into focus Safety and Health and the Future of Work This year, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work draws attention to the future of work and its impact on occupational safety and health. Celebrated annually on 28 April, the Day steers a global campaign t...

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24.04.2019 Highlights - 2019 European elections - 23 to 26 May 2019 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

Voters in the EU will elect new Members of the European Parliament during the European elections of 23 to 26 May. The newly elected Members, representing EU citizens until 2024, will meet in July to elect their President, Vice-Presidents and Quaestors. They will decide on the composition of Parli...

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22.04.2019 Practical tools to manage dangerous substances presented in a multilingual infosheet

23/04/2019Practical tools to manage dangerous substances presented in a multilingual infosheet A publication in 10 languages provides advice on existing practical tools and guidance on dangerous substances in workplaces. It looks at the importance of such resources in limiting workers’ exposure t...

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