Summary of the Implementation Guide for the Education Sector of the Multi-Sectoral Guidelines to Tackle Third-Party Violence and Harassment Related to Work
Summaries of the implementation guide uploaded to the OSH-website. See here >>
External expertise needed for ETUCE’s new Project: Teacher trade unions in solidarity for healthy and safe workplaces
The ETUCE is looking for a contractor with an external and objective scientific perspective and expertise on the issue, to carry out teacher trade unions representative’s interviews.
The contractor will contribute to the successful development of the project as a whole by actively participating in the advisory group meetings which will be held exclusively in English and by developing questions for the interviews of representatives of the ETUCE member organisations, national teacher unions, in Spain, Portugal, Greece, Italy, France, Poland, Sweden and the UK
Invitation to ETUI Education course
The ETUI Education and Health & Safety departments, in partnership with ELA (EUSKAL SINDIKATUA) are setting up a new training course “Health and Safety at work, austerity, and trade union strategies”, which will be held in Bilbao, Spain, on 28 February 2013 and 1 March 2013. TThe ETUI Education and Health & Safety departments, in partnership with ELA (EUSKAL SINDIKATUA) are setting up a new training course “Health and Safety at work, austerity, and trade union strategies”, which will be held in Bilbao, Spain, on 28 February 2013 and 1 March 2013. The general aims are to identify trade union s identify trade union strategies on H&S facing the austerity measures at local, enterprise, sectorial, national and European levels and the specific aims are to raise awareness on the consequences of the economic crisis for workers’ health and safety in the Member countries and to exchange good practices and information.
European Week calls for workers and managers to work together for risk prevention
From 22 to 26 October, the 2012 European Week for Safety and Health at Work highlights the role of strong management leadership combined with active worker participation in making sure that Europe’s workplaces are safe, healthy and productive. Organised by the EU-OSHA and its partners, the week sees events organised across Europe in support of the Healthy Workplaces Campaign ‘Working together for risk prevention’.
Introducing safety and health in education: Study resources for teachers
Using the ever-popular Napo character, EU-OSHA, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, together with the Napo Consortium has devised a series of occupational safety and health (OSH) education toolkits for teachers, aimed at introducing health and safety topics to primary school children in an educational, yet fun and imaginative way using the Napo clips and creative activities.
Each study pack outlines the key messages and learning objectives, offering teachers full details on suggested activity ideas and the resources required, alongside a sample lesson plan that can be readily incorporated into a typical 40 minute lesson.
The European Commission has requested Austria to fully apply to the education sector two health and safety Directives.
The request takes the form of a 'reasoned opinion' under EU infringement procedures. Austria now has two months to notify the Commission of measures taken to fully implement the Directives. Otherwise, the Commission may decide to refer this Member State to the EU's Court of Justice. Read more >>
Campaign on Psychosocial Risks at Work in 2012: The Committee of Senior Labour Inspectors (SLIC) has launched their 2012 campaign focussing on psychosocial hazards. Information on the events and an inspection campaign toolkit in 22 languages can be found on the campaign's website >>
Safer Internet Forum: A summary report and session reports from the Safer Internet Forum 2011 - Every European Child Digital Safely - Emerging Challenges and Youth Engagement are available online >>
ETUC conference on the role of Trade Unions regarding the community strategy on health and safety at work >> For all the presentations, please go to "Other Safety and Health Documents from European Social Partners" on the 'OSH Publications page'.
NIVA Course on Work-Life Balance:24-27 April 2012, National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI), Oslo, Norway >>
Healthy Workplaces Summit 2011: On 22-23 November EU-OSHA held their conference on Safe Maintenance. A summary, accompanied by pictures and video are now available through the EU-OSHA website.
Mental Well-Being: New report on the first outcomes of the implementation of the 'European Pact for Mental Health and Well-being''>>
And the winner is.... EU-OSHA announced the winner of the third Healthy Workplaces Film Award at the 54th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (DOK Leipzig)>>
ECRI: New Guidelines focusing on how to combat anti-Gypsyism and discrimination of Roma >>
World Mental Health Day: Every year on 10 October a special attention is paid to mental health issues >>
European Week for Safety and Health at Work 24-28 October 2011>>
BBC Radio Programme:Discussing Online Teacher Abuse >>
EU-OSHA highlights: Important to pay a special attention to younger workers >>
New EU-OSHA Director: Dr. Christa Sedlatschek has been appointed as the new EU-OSHA director>>
EU-OSHA Annual Report 2010: A new annual report from EU-OSHA on the well-being of the European Workforce has been published>>
Brussels: the EU Emergency Number 112Parliament Adopts a Resolution on >>
Framework Agreement on Work-Related Stress:Translations of the agreement are now available >>
EU-OSHA: Healthy Workplaces Film Award: For the third time Eu-OSHA is inviting directors to submit their films on safe and healthy Working conditions >>
6 week online course in Second Life: Pat Colliety and Louise Dams are leading this online course on working with relationships to reduce school bullying >>
'Teachtoday': launch of a new online survey>>
NEW: EU-OSHA Competition!! EU-OSHA launches their second pan-European photo competition on safe and healthy workplaces >>
World Day for Safety and Health at Work: April 28, is the annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work, please follow the link for more information >>
First IADIS International Workshop on the Transgressive Uses of Collaborative Systems 2011, (TUCS 2011), Rome, Italy, 23 July 2011 >>
New Activity Book on Healthy Actions for Teachers and Learners: This recently published activity book has been written by the Education Development Center, Inc. in close cooperation with the Education International and WHO. The three partners present the book as their latest EFAIDS resource. Please follow this link to download the book >>
European Commission staff working paper: Report on the implementation of the European social partners’ Framework Agreement on Work-related Stress. Click here to dowload >>
European Pact on Mental Health: This pact is a statement of commitment from European Member States to a long-term process of exchange, cooperation and coordination on key challenges relating to mental health, and provides an EU-framework enabling exchange and cooperation between stakeholders in different sectors including health, employment and education on the challenges and opportunities in promoting better mental health.
Safer Internet Day 2011: February 8th is Safer Internet day and this years topic is: "Internet - it's more than a game, it's your life!". >>
New EU-OSHA Publication: The new EU-OSHA report 'Workplace Violence and Harassment: a European Picture' presents the prevalence of violence and harassment at work based on international and national statistics. To download the report go to 'OSH Publications>>
Women at Work, seminar: The ETUCE was represented at this seminar, which highlighted some of the major issues withing the field of women and health at work >>
Now available: Presentations, pictures and other documents from the ENETOSH Network Event, about violence in the education sector that took place 26 November, 2010 >>
ETUCE has been granted the Work Related Stress III project: The European Commission accepted the ETUCE application for the project and is launching a study in 500 schools in the EU/EFTA countries on teachers' work-related stress >>
EU-OSHA Hand-over Ceremony:a short ceremony was arranged to honour all new official partners of the Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2010-11 on Safe MaintenanceSafe Maintenance Conference “Do it safely”On the one-day >>
IT'S HERE: The Updated Action Plan on Preventing and Tackling Violence in Schools is here!! Click here to go to our publications >>
Event: EU-OSHA and the Belgian EU Presidency joined forces on a one-day conference to promote safe maintenance. >>
Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies Launches Information Campaign on Gender-Based Violence among Young People >>
Winner of the Healthy Workplaces Film Award 2010 announced! >>
Week 43: European Week for Safety and Health at Work is here! >>
European social partners agree on guidelines to tackle third-party violence and harassment at work
Read the press release here, or read the Guidelines here
New European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) Publication:
Read moreThis newly published report suggest that economic incentives pay dividends for workplace safety and health.
Healthy Workplaces Film Award 2010:
EU-OSHA is sponsoring the Healthy Workplaces Film Award for the best documentary on work-related topics. >>
Tragedy: Worker dies during demolition at boarding school. Read more>>