What is
Transnational observatory?

OSH e-Observatory provides information and evidence-based analysis of data on occupational safety and health of posted workers in the EU. The purpose of e-Observatory is to collect and enhance relevant information for stakeholders (posted workers, employers, competent public authorities, trade unions, employers' associations, NGOs), researchers and media about the overlooked issue of OSH in the context of posting abroad to provide services. The e-Observatory is co-created and regularly updated by a group of researchers involved in the EaSI-Progress funded project POOSH - Occupational Safety and Health of Posted Workers, with the intention to enhance access to information and inform public and policy debates on the issue.

Videos from conference

Videos from POOSH conference Employment/Working Conditions, Occupational Safety and Health of Posted Workers.

The conference took place in Ljubljana on 15 February 2017.

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The occupational safety and health of posted workers is regulated by the Directive on Posting of Workers (96/71/EC), the Enforcement Directive (2014/67/EU) and the European Framework Directive on Safety and Health at Work (Directive 89/391 EEC).

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POOSH PROJECT MEETING AND TRANSNATIONAL JOINT VISIT HELD AT THE FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT, LABOUR AND SOCIAL DIALOGUE IN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

Brussels, 27. – 28. March 2018

POOSH project partners and associated partners from Slovenia, Croatia, Romania, Austria, Germany and Italy attended a project meeting and a transnational joint visit held at the Belgian FPS Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue (FPS ELSD). The topic of the join visit was occupational safety and health of posted workers.

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Temporary workers in the spotlight of a new SLIC campaign

Brussles, 2018

The Senior Labour Inspectors Committee (SLIC) launches an information and enforcement campaign to promote occupational safety and health (OSH) of temporary agency workers and cross-border workers. Entitled “Safe and healthy work for temporary jobs”, the campaign runs from October 2017 to May 2019.

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EU-OSHA on the next 2-year campaign The Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances

Bilbao, 30th of November, 2017

EU-OSHA continues with activities to raise awareness about the importance of ensuring healthy workplaces for all. The statistics show that in the agricultural, forestry and fishing sector 62% of enterprises reported a particularly high prevalence of dangerous substances. The figure was also over 50% in both the manufacturing and construction sectors, where substantial share of posted workers is employed. The new campaign will be officially launched in April 2018.

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WHY PROJECT POOSH – INTRODUCTION TO THE PROJECT AND ITS CONSORTIUM

Kristina Toplak, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia, presentation prepared for POOSH Conference Employment/Working Conditions, Occupational Safety and Health of Posted Workers

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