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FINAL POOSH PROJECT EVENT TOOK PLACE AT THE CA’FOSCARI UNIVERSITY OF VENICE

Venice, 11. October 2018

POOSH project members, representatives of associated institutions and other stakeholders came together on the 11th of October 2018 for a transnational roundtable event entitled ‘Occupational Safety and Health of Posted Workers: The Importance of Ensuring Safe and Healthy Work across Borders’.


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.


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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Equal pay for equal work at the same place

Brussels, 24th of October, 2017

Following political agreement by the EU Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs, the Posting of Workers Directive (96/71/EC) and the Enforcement Directive (2014/67/EU) will be amended to ensure equal pay for equal work at the same place.

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The topic of OSH of posted workers presented at three international conferences

Ljubljana, 2017

In 2017, the topic of occupational safety and health of posted workers was presented by a POOSH team member at three international conferences.


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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POOSH project members are publishing

EU, October 2018

POOSH project members are starting to publish research results in scientific and professional journals, monographs and mainstream media.