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10.12.2020 OSH-focused newsletter by the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO)

10/12/2020OSH-focused newsletter by the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) The European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) aims to inform policymakers and industry stakeholders about market conditions and policy developments in Europe's construction sector. ECSO recently launche...

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10.12.2020 Navigating occupational risks in 2020 and beyond: the impact of OiRA

10/12/2020Navigating occupational risks in 2020 and beyond: the impact of OiRA © EU-OSHA An unprecedented year that has turned the world upside down, 2020 has also become a catalyst for important achievements in occupational safety and health. Good news from our Online interactive Risk Assess...

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08.12.2020 Preventing musculoskeletal disorders among women, migrants and LGBTI workers

08/12/2020Preventing musculoskeletal disorders among women, migrants and LGBTI workers © EU-OSHA/Mohammad Javad Khazaee Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) can affect anyone, but research shows that groups of workers at risk of discrimination, such as women, migrants and LGBTI worke...

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07.12.2020 Public consultation now open on the EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work (2021-2027)

07/12/2020Public consultation now open on the EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work (2021-2027) The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the crucial importance of health, including health and safety at work. This initiative builds on the previous EU Strategic Framework 2014-2020. It aims...

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07.12.2020 Online workshop introduces the purpose of OSH and the principles of risk assessment to Greek businesses

07/12/2020Online workshop introduces the purpose of OSH and the principles of risk assessment to Greek businesses source: https://www.napofilm.net/  Occupational safety and health (OSH) is critical to the smooth running of any business. To help employees within Greek micro, small and medium-s...

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07.12.2020 Call for papers - "Research and Practice of Occupational Health and Safety in the New Normal" by Industrial Health

07/12/2020Call for papers - "Research and Practice of Occupational Health and Safety in the New Normal" by Industrial Health Industrial Health is a scientific journal published by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health of Japan (JNIOSH). This publication covers all asp...

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04.12.2020 OPINION on connectivity and EU-Asia relations - PE657.369v02-00

OPINION on connectivity and EU-Asia relationsCommittee on Transport and TourismAngel Dzhambazki Source : © European Union, 2020 - EP

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04.12.2020 Twelve OiRA tools can help assess risks in office work and administration

04/12/2020Twelve OiRA tools can help assess risks in office work and administration © EU-OSHA  Working at the office may seem less risky because it does not include the dangerous machinery or heavy physical labour. However, ergonomic risk factors such as prolonged sitting as well as psychosoc...

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03.12.2020 MSDs and OSH in agriculture: the challenge of biomechanical risk assessment

03/12/2020MSDs and OSH in agriculture: the challenge of biomechanical risk assessment © EU-OSHA / Emmanuel Biard More than a third of the global workforce is employed in agriculture – a sector associated with a high risk of MSDs. The varied nature of the work makes risk assessment a challenge...

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02.12.2020 DRAFT OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking for the financial year 2019 - PE660.276v02-00

DRAFT OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking for the financial year 2019Committee on Transport and TourismMaria Grapini Source : © European Union, 2020 - EP

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