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20/06/2018
Our first European crash course, part of Cosanta’s activities related to the EU-OSHA Healthy Workplaces - Manage Dangerous Substances Campaign 2018-2019, attracted 97 OSH professionals from Austria. The crash course was free of charge and was organised in cooperation with the Austrian General Accident Insurance Board (AUVA). AUVA is a member of the Stoffenmanager® International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) . The board is committed to actively supporting Cosanta in its European campaign...See more
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19/06/2018
As an EEN OSH Ambassador, Regional Enterprise Europe Network Centre at the Foundation for Promotion of Entrepreneurship organised the seminar "Dangerous Psychoactive Substances at the Workplaces". The seminar took place on 19th of June 2018 at the...
A lot of people was extremely interested in the theme of the seminar. Almost 60 participants responded to the invitation. There were representatives of companies, research centres, public order services, educational centres, NGOs. Lecture with illustrative examples concerns the following topics: 1) psychoactive drugs used to increase intellectual work productivity - examples, users, toxic effects, ethics aspects. 2) new kind of psychotropic substances ("designer drug") - examples, users, toxic...See more
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31/05/2018
The cartoon character Napo, our ambassador for healthy workplaces, is back to show how to protect workers from the risks posed by dangerous substances. Watch, share, laugh and pick up some useful tips on protecting against dust, keeping skin safe...
Dust at work In his latest adventure – Napo in…dust at work – our ‘hero’ finds himself in some of the many working situations that generate dust. In his inimitable style Napo and his friends illustrate the importance of managing exposure effectively to avoid ill health and injuries, in particular respiratory problems and accidents like explosions. Protect your skin! Many workers face the negative effects of chemicals on their skin every day at work. Napo…in protect your skin gives an...See more
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24/05/2018
The Enterprise Europe Network Centre at the Foundation for Promotion of Entrepreneurship (Lodz, Poland) presented information and promotion materials concerning OSH at the workplaces, also materials related to the "Manage Dangerous Substances"...
Ośrodek Enterprise Europe Network przy Fundacji Rozwoju Przedsiębiorczości (Łódź, Polska) zaprezentował materiały informacyjno-promocyjne dotyczące bezpieczeństwa i zdrowia w pracy, w tym w szczególności związane z kampanią "Substancje niebezpieczne pod kontrolą" na stoiku informacyjnym IV Ogólnopolskiej Konferencji Doktorantów Nauk o Życiu BioOpen - 24-25 maja 2018, Łódź, Wydział Biologii i Ochrony Środowiska Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego.See more
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22/05/2018
Among the multiple resources of the 2018-19 Healthy Workplaces campaign, the EU-OSHA e-tool on dangerous substances and chemical products aims to provide enterprises with the information and advice they need to assess and manage the related safety and health hazards. With a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises and companies without specific knowledge of dangerous substances, this interactive web-based guide provides tailored and easy-to-understand background and good practice information...See more
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21/05/2018
At CESI's last Health Services Trade Council meeting on May 17 in Podgorica, hosted by the Montenegrin Trade Union of Physicians, CESI's members in the health services discussed current challenges in employment which the personnel in the sector is...
Under the chairmanship of Esther Reyes (SATSE, Spain) and Raffaele Donnorso (CONFSAL, Italy) and in the frame of the major trends and priorities of EU policies and strategies relating to healthcare staff representatives, the meeting participants discussed matters lying at the heart of the public healthcare staff in Europe, including the development of a forward-thinking approach to the future of healthcare and better working conditions of healthcare providers. In this context, the application...See more
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17/05/2018
Dangerous substances remain an area of occupational safety and health where awareness of the risks and ways to manage them effectively is low, especially in the case of less visible risks. The Healthy Workplaces Campaign wants to create awareness,...
What are dangerous substances? A dangerous substance can be summarised as any substance in gas, liquid or solid form, including aerosols, fumes and vapours that poses a risk to workers’ health or safety [1] . Currently, workers across a wide range of jobs and sectors may be exposed to a huge variety of dangerous substances in European workplaces. In 2017, some 129,000 substances were listed under CLP (Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation), and approximately 10,000 have been...See more
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03/05/2018
Get involved in EU-OSHA’s new Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2018-19 and help make Europe’s workplaces safer, healthier and more productive. The campaign aims to make people aware of the presence of dangerous substances in many workplaces and the need...
What is the issue? The subject affects a vast range of workers and sectors, and the prevalence of dangerous substances in Europe’s workplaces is one of the main reasons why the campaign is so vital. The campaign seeks to reach organisations of all sizes across Europe and provide them with the tools and resources they need to manage dangerous substances as best they can. According to EU-OSHA’s European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks ( ESENER-2 ), 38% of enterprises reported that...See more
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02/05/2018
The launch of the Good Practice Awards will be held in Malta on 10 May.
The Good Practice Awards will be launched in Malta during a press conference to be addressed by the Hon Minister Dr Helena Dalli and by the OHSA's CEO Dr Mark Gauci. The closing date for applications is 28 September 2018 The application form can be downloaded from OHSA's website: www.ohsa.org.mt Further information: ohsa.communications@gov.mt OHSA on Facebook: OHSA MaltaSee more
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02/05/2018
The 'Manage Dangerous Substances' campaign will be launched in Malta.
The campaign will be officially launched on Thursday 10 May 2018 during a press conference which will be addressed by the Hon Minister Dr Helena Dalli and by Dr Mark Gauci, the Chief Executive Officer of OHSA.See more

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