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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. 

09/03/2016
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OSL owns and operates Norway's main airport. With 500 employees, the average age of whom is 46 years, and over 50 % shift work, OSL developed their ‘Life Phase’ policy to reduce sickness absence and occupational disability, while retaining skilled workers for longer. A senior OSH programme was...See more

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In 2008, the Austrian government, in conjunction with the social partners, launched its Fit for the Future (Fit für die Zukunft) programme. Fit for the Future aimed to maintain employability through fostering and preserving work ability, while also reducing the number of invalidity pensions....See more

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Van der Geest Schilderspecialisten is a painting company and employs 125 people, most of whom are over 45 years. While there is no legislation that requires health programmes for older workers, in 2010, the company began ‘Win–Win’, an early-intervention project to improve the physical and mental...See more

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09/03/2016
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Alcoholic beverage production company Latvijas Balzams employs 600 workers, 20 % of whom are over 57 years. High-risk processes increase the risk of musculoskeletal disorders throughout working life. Task specialisation is high, as are recruitment/training costs. Under its collective agreement,...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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26/10/2016
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This report is based on the 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, rehabilitation and ...See more

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11/10/2016
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Against the backdrop of the ageing workforce, this report gives an overview of the approaches taken to rehabilitation and return to work throughout Europe. It analyses the factors that influence whether rehabilitation and return-to-work systems are developed and implemented in countries, and it...See more

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