Federal agencies

EU-OSHA issues annual report on safety accomplishments

annual report 2014

Photo: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

Bilbao, Spain – The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (also known as EU-OSHA) has released its annual report outlining some of the agency’s major initiatives in 2014.

Among the key activities highlighted in the 73-page report, published in June:

  • An analysis of how environmental jobs are likely to expand by 2020 and what challenges such growth might pose to occupational safety and health
  • A large-scale report on workplace risks – both current and emerging – associated with the rapidly developing health care sector
  • A continuation of EU-OSHA’s long-term project on research priorities, including topics such as Prevention through Design and the effect of demographic changes on occupational safety and health
  • A project called the Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA), which is designed to help organizations of all sizes manage workplace risks
  • An awareness campaign promoting the need to address work-related stress and psychosocial risks in the workplace