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26.08.2020 USA: NIOSH- Use of cleaners and disinfectants at the workplace in the frame of COVID-19 pandemic measures

26/08/2020USA: NIOSH- Use of cleaners and disinfectants at the workplace in the frame of COVID-19 pandemic measures Image by Renate Köppel from Pixabay Both cleaning and disinfecting are important for reducing the spread of viral illnesses. Many cleaners and especially chemical disinfectants,...

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25.08.2020 Draft agenda - Wednesday, 2 September 2020 - Thursday, 3 September 2020 - PE655.707v02-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

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24.08.2020 Putting a price on work-related injury, death and disease

25/08/2020Putting a price on work-related injury, death and disease Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay We know that workplace injuries, ill health and deaths result in a huge economic cost to individuals, employers, governments and society. But how can we achieve an accurate method of estimat...

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24.08.2020 Working conditions of interactive service workers examined by Eurofound

24/08/2020Working conditions of interactive service workers examined by Eurofound source: Eurofound 22% of all interactive service workers (ISWs) and 32% of frontline health ISWs are exposed to high emotional demands – such as having to hide their feelings – compared to 14% of EU employees ov...

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19.08.2020 Publications on exposure to biological agents in at-risk sectors – new language versions

20/08/2020Publications on exposure to biological agents in at-risk sectors – new language versions © EU-OSHA / David Tijero Osorio Exposure to biological agents such as viruses and bacteria in the workplace can cause a range of health problems. COVID-19 is only the most obvious example, and t...

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17.08.2020 What does digitalisation mean for safety and health at work?

18/08/2020What does digitalisation mean for safety and health at work? Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay As artificial intelligence and advanced robotics become a normal part of working life, such digital technologies will increasingly impact on occupational safety and health. Our brochure a...

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17.08.2020 Open position for HR Manager at EU-OSHA

17/08/2020Open position for HR Manager at EU-OSHA Image by Steve Watts from Pixabay We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced Human Resources Manager (AD 7) to join our team at the EU-OSHA premises in Bilbao. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and managemen...

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11.08.2020 Youth engagement in the spotlight of the International Youth Day 2020

12/08/2020Youth engagement in the spotlight of the International Youth Day 2020 Photo by Lucas Vasques on Unsplash With COVID-19 outbreak and climate emergency requiring urgent global action, active participation of young people is of paramount importance. This is why the International Youth ...

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10.08.2020 Call for national expert opinion related to the Workers’ Exposure Survey on cancer risk factors

10/08/2020Call for national expert opinion related to the Workers’ Exposure Survey on cancer risk factors Image by Hebi B. from Pixabay EU-OSHA is planning to launch in the forthcoming weeks a low value negotiated procedure for National expert opinion and support on questionnaire adaptation r...

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07.08.2020 EU guidelines to protect health of seasonal workers in times of COVID-19

07/08/2020EU guidelines to protect health of seasonal workers in times of COVID-19 © EU-OSHA / David Tijero Osorio Guidelines to ensure the protection of seasonal workers in the EU in the context of the coronavirus pandemic have been released by the European Commission. They are meant to help...

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