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Whatever you need to help you report on the Healthy Workplaces Campaign, you’ll find it here.

The latest press releases are available, and you can also download a comprehensive media kit. If you have an enquiry or suggestion, contact details for EU-OSHA’s media team can also be found here.

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Press contacts

Press Officer
Birgit Müller
+34 944 358 359
Corporate Promotions Manager
Marta Urrutia
+34 944 358 357
Manager of the Brussels liaison office
Brenda O’Brien
+32 2 401 68 59, +32 0 477 175 770

Press kit

If you’re reporting on the Healthy Workplaces Campaign access our press kit, which includes press releases, images, a calendar of events and all the key facts and figures.

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) announces awarded and commended examples of organisations that take an innovative approach to successfully tackling the risks posed by dangerous substances, as part of its 14th Good Practice Awards competition. The awards recognise organisations with an outstanding commitment to occupational safety and health (OSH) and promote practices that protect workers and boost productivity.

The 2018-19 competition is a key part of EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances campaign. Dr Christa Sedlatschek, EU-OSHA’s Executive Director, commented on the merit of the awards: ‘We are delighted to see so many strong and varied examples of good occupational safety and health practice in the context of managing dangerous...See more

Each year, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) and its partners mark the European Week for Safety and Health at Work with awareness-raising events across the EU and beyond. This year’s theme, at the heart of an exciting range of activities from 22 to 26 October, is managing dangerous substances in the workplace.

Dangerous substances can be found in nearly all workplaces, with 38% of EU enterprises reporting that chemical or biological substances in the form of liquids, fumes or dust are present in their workplaces, according to EU-OSHA’s ESENER-2 survey . This European Week sees workers, managers and occupational safety and health (OSH) experts coming...See more

On 24 - 25 September, the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU is hosting a high-level conference, Fight against Occupational Cancer, in Vienna. A range of speakers and participants, including politicians, social partners and experts in the field explore ways of protecting Europe’s workers from exposure to carcinogens at work.

The conference provides an overview of current challenges, presents latest developments and ongoing initiatives. Aspects addressed range from the European perspective to simple measures and practical solutions suitable for implementation within companies. In workshops, participants will have the opportunity to discuss risk-based approaches,...See more

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) reveals the official campaign and media partners to join its 2018-19 pan-European occupational safety and health (OSH) campaign — Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances. The support of these partners is key to the campaign’s success and, in return, campaign partners enjoy a wide range of benefits and opportunities.

EU-OSHA is delighted to welcome the official campaign partners of the 2018-19 Healthy Workplaces campaign. Many previous partners are renewing their commitment to improving OSH in Europe and continue taking advantage of the opportunities that participation brings: greater visibility, privileged access to campaign tools and materials, networking,...See more

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has launched its 2018-19 EU-wide campaign, Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances. The launch marks the start of two years of events and activities aimed at drawing attention to the issue and promoting the best ways of tackling the risks that dangerous substances pose to workers.

Contrary to widespread belief, the use of dangerous substances is not decreasing in the EU, and the need to manage the risks they pose is as pressing as ever. Some of the substances that workers are most commonly exposed to include carcinogens. The European Commission has recently proposed to limit workers' exposure to five cancer-causing...See more