Workers’ safety and health in green jobs – @EU_OSHA

Source: Workers’ safety and health in green jobs – EU-OSHA The EU is working hard to balance economic growth with the need to protect the environment, and has set itself challenging targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing energy efficiency Read More …

New priorities for European cooperation in #education and #training | Open Education Europa

Source: New priorities for European cooperation in education and training | Open Education Europa The European Commission has published on 1st of September a draft joint report calling for strengthening cooperation in education and training up to 2020 and especially promoting Read More …

Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies: Prevention through Design

Source: Position Paper 2 Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies: Prevention through Design – Safety and health at work – EU-OSHA The EU 2020 strategic goal of sustainable growth means building a resource efficient, sustainable and competitive economy. This includes developing new Read More …

Challenge of Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective societies: The changing world of work and OSH – Safety and health at work – EU-OSHA

Source: Challenge of Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective societies: The changing world of work and OSH – Safety and health at work – EU-OSHA Globalisation, increasing competition, the rapid spread of ICT and the Internet, have had Read More …

To understand the information and communication technologies, a key objective

My last article in the “Healthy Workplaces” site of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is titled Project Safety culture from school”, closing the loop [1] and shows, in the one hand, the overall reach of the project Read More …

Women and work: gender inequality in three striking figures

The fact of gender inequalities at work is broadly known. In some places more than others and in certain ages more than others, the working conditions of women were, in general, poorer or much more poorer than men conditions. And it remains Read More …

The convergence between OSH and sustainability

For more than three years now, I´ve been studying the convergence of a number of occupational safety and health actions and policies with the performance of corporate social responsibility and sustainability within the organizations. I started in 2012. During that year, Read More …

Managing stress and psychosocial risks at work, in the next EU-OSHA´s campaign

Stress and psychosocial risks are the second most frequently reported work-related health problem in Europe; Along with other psychosocial risks, stress is thought to account for more than a half (50-60%) of all lost working days. These are just a Read More …

Finland, the best place to study… and work

It is enough to do a search in the Internet with the term “Finland education system” to get lots of links (here a random example) highlighting the success of the Finnish system of education, with 98% of free public colleges Read More …