2018-19 @EU_OSHA´s campaign: healthy workplaces manage dangerous substances

12Last month of April was officially launched the new 2018-19 Healthy Workplaces Campaign of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) which, under the slogan “Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances” aims to raise awareness of the risks Read More …

Visualising #Blockchain applied to EHS&S* management

(*) EHS&S: Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability  Blockchain[1] is, according to experts, the most outstanding emerging technology since the creation of the Internet; one of the most recent technologies expected to lead a real disruption in our lifes, from directors Read More …

Goodbye @EU_OSHA´s #EUhealthyworkplaces for all ages… hello #EUhealthyworkplaces Manage Dangerous Substances

More than 350 delegates, including political decision makers, social partners, campaign partners, representatives from the European Commission, OSH experts and other key stakeholders participated last week (21&22.Nov) in Bilbao in the EU-OSHA´s 2016-17 “Healthy Workplaces for All Ages” campaign Summit. Main Read More …

The #BSC60years book: an essential piece in #OSH history

The British Safety Council (est. 1957 by James Tye) is one of the world’s leading Health and Safety organisations (“British Safety Council,” n.d.) Thus, 2017 is the BSC 60th anniversary. A remarkable milestone that is being celebrated with a number of Read More …

Sustainability disruption, Scandinavian epicentre

Since its re-conceptualisation in the 1980´s, culminated with the Brundtland Report (Commission on Environment and Development, 1987) (“Our Common Future,” n.d.), sustainable development and, namely, organisations´ sustainability are concepts in steady, sound expansion worldwide. Featuring different approaches, peculiarities and qualitative and quantitative Read More …

The ultimate evidence of good age management: “I want to retire in this company”

Source: THE ULTIMATE EVIDENCE OF GOOD AGE MANAGEMENT: “I WANT TO RETIRE IN THIS COMPANY” (Mairal, 2016) Many organisations develop actions to manage an ageing workforce: campaigns to tackle MSDs, health programs to improve well-being or addressing psychosocial risks. But just Read More …

Join the European Week for healthy workplaces for all ages

Source: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). Join the European Week for healthy workplaces for all ages1 The 2016 European Week for Safety and Health at Work – 24 to 28 October – a key part of the Healthy Read More …

COP21 — 10 photos of a changing world — United Nations Conference on Climate Change

Source: COP21 — 10 photos of a changing world — United Nations Conference on Climate Change 01 / Satellite images from the Arctic ice pack in September 2005 and again in September 2007 The Arctic ice pack is most extensive in the Read More …

Health and environment — EEA

Source: Health and environment — EEA The quality of Europe’s drinking and bathing water have improved but air and noise pollution continue to cause serious health impacts. About 460 000 premature deaths were attributed to fine particulate matter in 2011. Further Read More …

Goodbye #EUManageStress,… Welcome @EU_OSHA´s #EUhealthyworkplaces for All Ages

Return to reality. The EU-OSHA summit held this week —3 and 4 November in Bilbao— has been extremely intense and interesting and strengthens one fact: the Agency´s campaigns make a real difference in the health and safety sector. This year´s Read More …

Priorities for occupational safety and health research in Europe for the years 2013–2020 — @EU_OSHA

Source: Priorities for occupational safety and health research in Europe for the years 2013–2020 – Safety and health at work – EU-OSHA EU-OSHA’s report “Priorities for occupational safety and health research in Europe: 2013-2020” outlines the priorities for occupational safety Read More …

Conferences, summits, national days, theme weeks: an intense period in #OSH events

This week starts an extraordinary period of one and a half month, full of relevant worldwide events in the field of occupational safety and health. October and November gather —year after year— a number of renowned congresses, seminars, campaigns, etcetera, on OSH, Read More …