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- Systematic literature review
The problem has proven to be very widespread with great suffering for individuals and costs for employers in the form of ill health, costly investigations and reduced efficiency. It is against equality and equal development.
- Systematic literature review
Threats and violence are a serious problem in many professions and industries. Depending on the industry and professional group, the incidence varies, but it is above all within certain sectors, such as health care and education, that the problem is particularly noticeable.
Headings: Effects of Workplace Regulations, The Agency Hosted the 2023 PEROSH Research Conference and William Cockburn Salazar appointed new EU-OSHA Executive Director.
The Swedish Agency for Work Environment Expertise has initiated a project where the consequences of workplace regulations will be investigated in a literature review. The purpose of this compilation is to map and consolidate research on workplace regulations, their impact, and how they are implemented in workplace practices.
Analysts from the Swedish Agency for Work Environment Expertise, in collaboration with The Swedish Gender Equality Agency and the Swedish Work Environment Authority, have developed a brochure for employers. It contains knowledge, guidance, advice, and inspiration on how to systematically address issues related to domestic violence.
Read our report were we have summarizes the results of the government's mission to map and analyse the short- and long-term consequences of the corona pandemic and the impact on the work environment in Sweden. Read or download the file.
The PEROSH conference in Stockholm included, in addition to lectures and presentation of new research in the work occupational safety, also an anniversary celebration when the organisation celebrated 20 years.
The Swedish Agency for Work Environment expertise will find out which risk and health factors exist in the physical, organizational and social work environment for patrolling police officers.
In an ongoing government assignment, the authority compiles knowledge about the vulnerability of certain groups to work-related stress and ill health. In order to develop preventive work, we need to understand how ethnicity, skin color, religion and beliefs affect work-related stress and illness.
Headings: Working Environment Knowledge for Young People, The work environment of teachers in compulsory schools during the Covid-19 pandemic and Important work for everyone to feel included in their workplaces.
We are producing a research-based guide to help managers, HR and safety representatives in workplaces to create a more inclusive workplace for LGBTQ people. The material will be launched in 2024.
On May 15-16, we participated in the "Occupational safety and health stocktaking summit" conference. Around 300 politicians and officials from all Member States, representatives from EU institutions, and occupational safety and health experts gathered to discuss the implementation of the EU's strategy for health and safety at work 2021-2027.
Many tips and advice regarding networks and contact persons, as well as a deeper understanding of each other's work. That was the content of the visit from EU-OSHA when the Interim Executive Director visited us. - We have heard many examples today that will help us in our work, says William Cockburn.
Working life must offer everyone who works a feeling of security, development and good health. As the health care staff is a particularly exposed group in the context of working life, the knowledge of risks and health factors among this group needs to increase. This mission contributes to fulfilling the objectives of the government’s work environment strategy.
Headings: The consequences of the corona pandemic on the work environment, Farmers’ psychosocial work environment and mental health and Systematic literature review of the work environment within the Police Force.
In the letter of instruction for 2022 we were awarded extra financial resources to describe and analyse the consequences of the corona pandemic on the work environment in Sweden.
Much of the previous research and improvement efforts in agriculture have focused on the physical work environment. In order to ensure a sustainable and viable work environment for farmers, we believe that knowledge about the farmers’ organisational and psychosocial work environment must also be developed, compiled and disseminated.
We compile knowledge about the working environment for patrolling police officers. The purpose is to see which factors constitute risks in the work environment, as well as what affects the work environment in a positive way.
Through the knowledge compilations produced by the agency, we gain knowledge about areas where there is a lack of research. Identifying the knowledge gaps is important because they can serve as inspiration for future research. Here is a summary of the knowledge gaps that have been identified in our completed knowledge summaries in 2022.
There is a great need for knowledge about the factors behind a sustainable and healthy working life. The Swedish Agency for Work Environment Expertise has therefore conducted analyses based on newly collected data from the Swedish business sector on a healthy and good work environment.