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Remote work and OSH: available resources

At a time when negotiations for a new European framework agreement on telework have just been suspended, EU-OSHA's three publications on telework and occupational safety and health (OSH) take on their full importance.



EUROGIP is to launch a web series on occupational risks in Europe

Many of you have taken part in the EUROGIP Discussions since they were launched in 2003. The aim of this annual conference was to provide a European perspective on occupational risks in relation to a topical issue: the changing world of work, work-related mental diseases, financial incentives for prevention, digital technology, etc. With the same objective in mind, EUROGIP is preparing to launch a series of videos on the Internet.

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Public consultation on the European Labour Authority (ETA)

In compliance with Regulation 2019/1149, the European Commission must carry out an evaluation of the European Labour Authority’s performance, that started operating in mid-2019. With respect of this evaluation, due by 1 August 2024 (and every 5 years after that), the Commission launched a call for evidence for public feedback by 5 January 2024.



SWEDEN: Serious accidents and long-term sick leave in the food industry

Workers in the food industry run a higher risk of serious accidents at work than other occupational groups. The average risk over the period 2017-2021 was 9.7 serious accidents at work per 1,000 employees. It was 15.5 for butchers and 8.9 for machine operators, who suffered the most serious accidents at work. Bakers and confectioners, although less affected, were still affected, with a rate of 5.3.