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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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07.08.2020 COVID-19 workplace risk assessment campaign is running in Cyprus

07/08/2020COVID-19 workplace risk assessment campaign is running in Cyprus source: http://www.mlsi.gov.cy/ Thanks to our national focal point in Cyprus, businesses across the country are learning and being encouraged to use a tailored Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tool to locate a...

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06.08.2020 Laugh and learn with Napo to stay safe and healthy at work

07/08/2020Laugh and learn with Napo to stay safe and healthy at work source: napofilm.net Every time, he delivers the same: puts a wide smile on your face and gives you safety tips that stick in your mind. Whatever their age, Napo has an important lesson for anyone who enters his animated wor...

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06.08.2020 Open calls for tenders to deliver analysis of ESENER findings

06/08/2020Open calls for tenders to deliver analysis of ESENER findings Image by Thom Sibent from Pixabay We are launching two calls for tenders related to the outcomes of the European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks (ESENER) . The first one is about an overview report with an...

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04.08.2020 Stakeholders recognise EU-OSHA’s work for creating European added value

05/08/2020Stakeholders recognise EU-OSHA’s work for creating European added value EU-OSHA’s 2020 stakeholders’ survey confirms a positive perception about the Agency’s contribution to occupational safety and health (OSH) risks awareness and solutions and to improved OSH in the workplace - (90% of...

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04.08.2020 Carcinogens at work: Info sheet now available in several languages

04/08/2020Carcinogens at work: Info sheet now available in several languages © EU OSHA / Gael Kerbaol Cancer is estimated to be the leading cause of work-related deaths in the EU. A large proportion of cancers may be linked to exposure to carcinogens at work. EU-OSHA’s info sheet on carcinoge...

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31.07.2020 Open call for tender: External prevention service, occupational medicine and consulting of occupational risk prevention

31/07/2020Open call for tender: External prevention service, occupational medicine and consulting of occupational risk prevention Bru -nO via pixabay.com The European Commission and the Joint Research Centre – Seville (JRC-SVQ) has launched a call for tender. The purpose is to establish an ex...

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29.07.2020 Advice for employers on supporting workers with musculoskeletal disorders

30/07/2020Advice for employers on supporting workers with musculoskeletal disorders © Arpad Pinter / PIXELTASTER A police officer, a receptionist and a podiatrist, each with a chronic musculoskeletal disorder (MSD), discuss their experiences in a study on the most widespread global health iss...

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27.07.2020 COVID-19 pandemic reinforces need to protect workers from exposure to biological agents

28/07/2020COVID-19 pandemic reinforces need to protect workers from exposure to biological agents Image by anjawbk from Pixabay A new report summarising the findings of a major EU-OSHA project aims to raise awareness of workplace exposure to biological agents and provide crucial information f...

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27.07.2020 DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the InvestEU Programme - PE653.989v01-00

DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the InvestEU ProgrammeCommittee on Transport and TourismTom Berendsen Source : © European Union, 2020 - EP

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