Peer review meeting on the use of web-based tools for OSH risk assessment on 2-3 October
The Peer review meeting on risk assessment was organised under the Mutual Learning programme, and was hosted by the Irish Health and Safety Authority.
Commission launches new initiative to improve health and safety of workers
Today the European Commission is taking action to promote Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the EU.
Commission proposes to protect workers better from cancer-causing chemicals
Cancer is the first cause of work-related deaths in the EU, accounting for 53% of the total. The number of deaths attributed to occupational cancer in the EU is reported to be around 102,000 per year.
EU support for safer workplaces and fair production in producing countries
Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced EU support for the G7's 'Vision Zero Fund' today.