#EUhealthyworkplaces Conference w/ @EU_OSHA: ‘Fight against Occupational Cancer’. Vienna, 24&25.Sept

Source: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU OSHA)   What can be done to prevent the harmful effects of carcinogens in the workplace, and what are the emerging issues in this area? On 24 – 25 September, 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 …

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 …

Forklifts of the future: Sensors & the Factory

Source: Forklifts of the future: Sensors & the Factory | euronews, futuris At a warehouse in Bilbao, in northern Spain, a strange robotic ballet is underway. These automated forklifts weigh eight tonnes each. They transport heavy loads of soda. And they are Read More …

Good #OSH is good for business — EU OSHA

Source: Good OSH is good for business — EU OSHA In tough economic times, it’s important to remember that poor workplace safety and health costs money. What’s more, case studies show that good OSH management in a business is linked to improved Read More …

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 …

The OSH duties of self-employed workers in UK

Origen: Self-employed workers – HSE In 2011, the Löfstedt Review recommended that those self-employed whose work activities pose no potential risk of harm to others should be exempt from health and safety law. This recommendation was accepted by Government. So, from 1 Read More …

OSHA Cuts Number of Inspections, Changes Strategy

Source: OSHA Cuts Number of Inspections, Changes Strategy The agency will focus less on the number of inspections it completes and more on completing complex inspections. Assistant Secretary of Labor David Michaels announced Tuesday that OSHA will change its strategy Read More …

EU-OSHA releases its comprehensive guide to EU funding in #OSH

Source: EU-OSHA releases its comprehensive guide to EU funding in OSH – Safety and health at work – EU-OSHA If you are trying to identify funding sources for activities, initiatives or projects related to occupational safety and health (OSH), then Read More …

The History of Labor Day – U.S. Department of Labor

Source: The History of Labor Day – U.S. Department of Labor Labor Day: What it means Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of 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 …

Real safety culture for celebrating the World Day for #OSH

Today, April 28th, is celebrated -as every year since 2003- the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This year´s edition is about the desired concept of safety culture. “Join in building a culture of prevention on Occupational Safety and Read More …