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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.VISIT WEBSITE
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.VISIT WEBSITE
The topic of OSH of posted workers presented at three international conferences
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
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.VISIT WEBSITE
Book of proceedings: Occupational Safety and Health of Posted Workers
Ljubljana, 15 Febraury 2017
The papers contained in this booklet were presented at the transnational conference “Employment/Working Conditions, Occupational Safety and Health of Posted Workers” in Ljubljana, Slovenia (15 February 2017). The conference brought together experts (researchers and practitioners) from several European countries to discuss the existing and new challenges related to OSH (occupational safety and health), labour, and working conditions of posted workers. The conference served as the launch event of the POOSH project, financed by the European Comission (Programme EaSI PROGRESS) and led by Dr. Kristina Toplak from the Slovenian Migration Institute at ZRC SAZU. The booklet is covering the topic of the OSH of posted workers from several angles. The first part is framed around contributions given by researchers working in the field of labor mobility, with the focus on the occupational safety and health of posted workers. The second part contains contributions from practitioners working in NGOs, trade unions or Ministries of Labour who presented their work as well as discussed national and transnational legislations related to the OSH of posted workers. Edited by: Nataša Rogelja, Kristina Toplak