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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, Systematic literature review of the work environment within the Police Force and Upcoming EU-OSHA campaign
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.
In spring 2023, Sweden will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This means that Sweden will lead the work in the Council.
Please join PEROSH upcoming webinar on Sustainable work in Europe December 9th.
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide a framework for supporting employers’ work to prevent, remedy and follow up victimization and bullying, based on research and evidence-based practice.
During the years 2020–2022, the EU-Osha has worked with the campaign Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load. Leading experts, decision-makers and representatives for the social partners gathered in Bilbao on 14 and 15 November to summarize the results of the campaign during a campaign summit. Nader Ahmadi, Director General and Therese Florentin, International Coordinator, represented our agency.
Welcome to participate in the launch of the new evidensed based guide for promoting safe patient handling and movement in the healthcare sector.
During the two years that the corona pandemic was most intense, workers, employers and workplaces in Sweden and around the world were put to the test. But what can we learn from what happened in our workplaces during the pandemic, and how can we use that knowledge in the future?
There is a lack of compiled information and systematic reviews concerned with research on LGTBQ+ persons’ work environment. The Swedish Agency for Work Environment Expertise has published a systematic review on the topic in June 2022.
Headings: The organisational and social work environment of LGTBQ+ persons, The Healthy Workplaces Summit 2022 and Launching – Evidensed based guide for promoting safe patient handling and movement.
The Healthy Workplaces Summit 2022 will bring together leading European experts and decision makers to discuss the results of the Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load campaign.
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What does it mean when your “closest colleague” is a robot? How do we experience our daily interaction with AI in our workplaces? Read or download our literature review on artificial intelligence, robotisation and the work environment.