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12.02.2020 OSHwiki: Impact assessment of occupational safety and health policy

12/02/2020OSHwiki: Impact assessment of occupational safety and health policy © European Union,2017 Source EC-Audiovisual Service, Photo Paulo Nunes Dos Santos   Impact assessments allow policy makers to make informed choices on whether or not to implement a policy intervention and select an ...

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12.02.2020 Conference on the future of work puts a spotlight on the importance of OSH

12/02/2020Conference on the future of work puts a spotlight on the importance of OSH Image by Albert Dezetter from Pixabay On 12th of February EU-OSHA’s Executive Director, Dr Christa Sedlatschek, attends the International Conference Future of work. Challenges and opportunities for occupation...

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11.02.2020 A decade of cancer research at the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

11/02/2020A decade of cancer research at the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health padrinan via pixabay.com Over the last years, investigators at the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have published over 50 epidemiologic studies on workplace-r...

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10.02.2020 Highlights - Hearing: The role of public transport in low-density areas - Committee on Transport and Tourism

Four experts from Portugal, Sweden, the Czech Republic and Belgium will debate with TRAN Members on the role of public transport in low-density areas. They will raise the specific characteristics and challenges faced by those areas and the resulting importance of services ensuring mobility. The h...

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10.02.2020 Hearings - Hearing on “The role of public transport in low-density areas” - 19-02-2020 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

Four experts from Portugal, Sweden, the Czech Republic and Belgium will debate with TRAN Members on the role of public transport in low-density areas. They will raise the specific characteristics and challenges faced by those areas and the resulting importance of services ensuring mobility. The h...

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10.02.2020 New report focusing on telework and ICT-based mobile work published by Eurofound

10/02/2020New report focusing on telework and ICT-based mobile work published by Eurofound Free-photos via pixabay.com Eurofound's new report Telework and ICT-based mobile work: Flexible working in the digital age analyses the employment and working conditions of people with telework and ICT-...

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07.02.2020 Lisbon Addictions conference 2019: The use of cognitive enhancers in the workplace and the implications for OSH

07/02/2020Lisbon Addictions conference 2019: The use of cognitive enhancers in the workplace and the implications for OSH stevepb via pixabay.com  In the context of an increasingly competitive society and working environment, the use of performance-enhancing drugs is expected to grow in the f...

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07.02.2020 Call for entries to the 2020 Healthy Workplaces Film Award

07/02/2020Call for entries to the 2020 Healthy Workplaces Film Award  © EU-OSHA / David Tijero Osorio This year EU-OSHA presents the Healthy Workplaces Film Award together with the Doclisboa documentary film festival in Lisbon, Portugal. Entries for submission of documentary films are now ope...

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06.02.2020 Draft agenda - Wednesday, 19 February 2020 - Thursday, 20 February 2020 - PE647.046v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

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06.02.2020 Prevention of workplace heat stress in the scope of Horizon 2020 research project

06/02/2020Prevention of workplace heat stress in the scope of Horizon 2020 research project Image by skeeze from Pixabay An EU funded research programme, Heat-Shield is addressing the negative health and productivity effects caused by working in the heat. The project looks into how heat stres...

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