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If you’re interested in finding out more about a particular topic, you’ll find it here. A range of resources, including everything from quick overviews to in-depth reviews, are at your fingertips. From the reports resulting from the European Parliament pilot project ‘Safer and healthier work at any age’ to state-of-the-art studies on particular sectors, groups of workers or risks and factsheets summarising key issues, our publications are available to browse. 

10/03/2016
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General Electric (GE) Money Bank a.s. initiated its ‘GE Pro zdraví’ programme in March 2010, in line with GE’s global health culture strategy. ‘Health Ahead’ is a GE certification standard that evaluates workplaces on specific healthy workplace metrics beyond the required health and safety...See more

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09/03/2016
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Northumbrian Water Group Limited (NWL) supplies and manages waste water systems. Of the total workforce, 30 % is over 50 years old. - Sickness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders and stress costs GBP 1 million annually. NWL’s ‘Wellbeing Programme’ aims to prevent health problems before they...See more

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09/03/2016
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Roskilde Cemeteries, comprising three cemeteries and one crematorium, employs 32 people, nine of whom are over 45 years of age and classified by the company as ‘senior’. Its senior policy was developed in 2007 by an internal working group and was facilitated by an external consultant, in line...See more

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09/03/2016
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Employee-owned Domel Holding d.d. is a large global producer of electric motors, employing 952 workers with an average age of 40 years. Since 1998, their health-promotion team has focused on the prevention of ill-health to reduce sickness absence and health promotion to improve employee well-...See more

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08/09/2017
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The economic advantages of occupational safety and health have never been more apparent. New estimates from an international project show that work-related accidents and illnesses cost the EU at least EUR 476 billion every year. The cost of work-related cancers alone amounts to EUR 119.5 billion...See more

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29/06/2017
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This report highlights various challenges associated with an ageing workforce and considers innovative solutions. Coordinated by EU-OSHA in cooperation with Cedefop, EIGE and Eurofound, each EU agency focuses on a different aspect of demographic change and its implications for...See more

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07/11/2016
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This executive summary is based on the report on main findings of a three-year pilot project initiated by the European Parliament and directed by the EU-OSHA on the occupational safety and health challenges posed by an ageing workforce.

The findings are based on reviews on ageing and OSH...See more

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03/11/2016
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This information sheet is a concise summary of the report on main findings of a three-year pilot project initiated by the European Parliament and directed by the EU-OSHA on the occupational safety and health challenges posed by an ageing workforce.

The findings are based on reviews on...See more

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