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European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is committed to making Europe a safer, healthier and more productive place to work.

Campaign 2020-2022: Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load

The 2020-22 campaign focuses on the prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs continue to be one of the most prevalent type of work-related health problem in Europe. Link

Campaign 2018 - 2019: Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances

Exposure to dangerous substances is much more common in Europe’s workplaces than most people imagine. Dangerous substances at work can cause a wide range of health problems and diseases, as well as posing safety risks. The 2018-19 campaign aims to raise awareness of the risks posed by dangerous substances in the workplace and to promote a culture of risk prevention. Link

Campaign 2016 - 2017: Healthy Workplaces for All Ages

Safe and healthy working conditions throughout the whole working life are good for workers, business and society as a whole. This is the main message of the 2016–17 Healthy Workplaces Campaign.

Campaign 2014 - 2015: Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress

The 2014–15 Healthy Workplaces Campaign has three key objectives: (1) to raise awareness and improve our understanding of stress and psychosocial risks in the workplace; (2) to provide guidance, support and practical tools for managing risks; and (3) to highlight the benefits of managing psychosocial risks for workers and businesses.

Campaign 2012 - 2013: Working together for risk prevention

The Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012–13 ‘Working together for risk prevention’ encourages managers, workers and other stakeholders to join forces to improve safety and health.

Campaign 2010 - 2011: Safe Maintenance

The pan-European Healthy Workplaces Campaign is focusing in 2010 and 2011 on the issue of safe maintenance. Its aim is to raise awareness of the importance of maintenance in European workplaces, and of the risks if it is not carried out properly.

Campaign 2008 - 2009: Risk assessment

The overall aim of the Healthy Workplaces campaign is to promote an integrated management approach that takes into account the different steps of risk assessment.

Campaign 2007: Lighten the load (Musculoskeletal disorders)

The overall aim of the European campaign on musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) is to support employers, workers, safety representatives, practitioners, preventive services, policy makers and other stakeholders in improving MSD prevention at workplace level.