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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. 

15/10/2007
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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common work-related health problem in Europe. Tackling MSDs means taking action in the workplace. First, there are preventative steps that have to be taken. But for workers who already have MSDs, the challenge is to maintain their employability, keep...See more

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06/09/2007
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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common work-related health problem in Europe. Tackling MSDs means taking action in the workplace. First, there are preventative steps that have to be taken. But for workers who already have MSDs, the challenge is to maintain their employability, keep...See more

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17/04/2012
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Safe and healthy workplaces help businesses and organisations to succeed and prosper and also benefit wider society. This guide gives business leaders practical information on how safety and health can be improved through effective leadership, worker involvement and ongoing assessment and review...See more

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17/04/2012
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Employees often have a detailed knowledge of their work and how it can be made safer. This guide shows how workers can use this knowledge to actively liaise with managers to improve workplace safety and health. It outlines the respective roles, responsibilities and legal duties of workers, their...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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