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Z1000-14 – Occupational health and safety management

CSA Z1000 is applicable to organizations of all sizes, in virtually any industry. While your business may not pose clear or obvious risks to workers, every workplace has inherent risks that need to be effectively identified and managed to help keep workers safe.Highlights of Z1000: •Harmonized with other safety standards such as CSA Z1001 and … Continue reading »

Second European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging

The second edition of EU-OSHA’s Europe-wide survey of enterprises, ESENER-2, collected responses from almost 50,000 enterprises on OSH management and workplace risks, with a particular focus on psychosocial risks, worker participation, and drivers and barriers to action. The aim is to provide nationally comparable data to help in policy-making and assist workplaces to deal with … Continue reading »

HSE Science Report 2015

In the 2014/15 financial year, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) budget for commissioned research and technical support is ~£27m2. During this year, HSE has commissioned 123 new research and technical support projects, in addition to the 339 that were underway at the start of the year. It is expected that 243 projects will be … Continue reading »

Programme de travail de la Dares en 2015

Ce document rend compte des travaux de production statistique, d’études, d’évaluations, de méthodologie, de systèmes d’information programmés pour 2015 et au-delà. La Dares répond également tout au long de l’année aux demandes du ministre chargé de l’emploi et du travail et de son cabinet en réalisant des travaux ex ante ou ex post contribuant à … Continue reading »

The Role of Accounting in Work Health and Safety Governance

Currently there is a lack of standardised and accepted indicators to measure the work health and safety performance of organisations and businesses at the organisational level. Work health and safety information can and is being reported on a voluntary basis, however reporting is often selective and inconsistent. This hinders comparisons of work health and safety … Continue reading »

Workplace safety and health for the veterinary health care team

Veterinary clinic employers have a legal and ethical responsibility to provide a safe and healthy workplace. Clinic members are responsible for consistently using safe practices and procedures set up by their employer. Development and implementation of a customized comprehensive workplace safety and health program is emphasized, including an infection control plan. Occupational safety and health … Continue reading »

A study of influences of the workers' compensation and injury management regulations on aviation safety at a workplace

As the aviation industries developed, so too did the recognition that there must be an effective regulatory framework to address issues related to the workers’ compensation and rehabilitation. All employees would like to work and return home safely from their workplace. Therefore, the efficient management of workplace injury and disease reduces the cost of aviation … Continue reading »

HSA – Programme of Work 2015

This is the third programme of work prepared by the Health and Safety Authority under its strategy for 2013 to 2015. The programme for 2015 has a significant level of continuity with previous years as we build on the groundwork and achievements of earlier programmes. < Source: http://www.hsa.ie/eng/Publications_and_Forms/Publications/Corporate/HSA_Programme_of_Work_2015.pdf IRSST for occupational heath and safety

Health and Safety in HSE – Annual report 2013/14

The report summarises health and safety issues within HSE. It charts HSE’s performance against the Health and Safety Corporate Plan.Areas covered include: management of stress, musculoskeletal disorders, display screen equipment, manual handling, slips, trips and falls, health and safety of the public where HSE has responsibility and accident, ill health and near miss reporting. It … Continue reading »

Managing Health and Safety in Fishing

The aim of this guidance document is to help improve standards of safety and health in the commercial sea/marine fishing sector. In an effort to aid prevention of accidents and ill-health among fishermen, this guidance document looks at the role of the Safety Statement in managing health and safety, the most common causes of death, … Continue reading »

Current and emerging occupational safety and health (OSH) issues in the healthcare sector, including home and community care

This report gives an overview of the current and emerging OSH issues for health- and social care workers and how these affect their safety and health at work and influence the quality of care they provide. It combines a literature review and the responses received to a questionnaire sent to OSH experts in all Member … Continue reading »

EU-OSHA – 2015 Annual Management Plan

The 2015 management plan is the second annual management plan under EU-OSHA’s Multi-annual Strategic Programme 2014-2020. One of the key aims is to ensure that occupational safety and health remains a priority issue – also in the current situation of economic and financial crisis, in line with the Framework Directive (89/391/EEC): “the improvement of workers’ … Continue reading »

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