EU members focus on future research areas

first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article EU members focus on future research areasOn 1 Oct 2000 in Personnel Today The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work has published a report onfuture occupational safety and health research needs and priorities in the EUmember states. Psychosocial issues (particularly stress) ergonomics (particularly manualhandling and chemical risk factors) emerged as the top priorities for futureresearch. Nearly all EU member states put these topics at the top of theiragendas. The aim of the report is to kick start national discussions in the memberstates on these subjects and to contribute to the development of commonEuropean research programmes. The UK’s Health and Safety Laboratory helped to prepare the report summary. Top 10 EU research priorities– Psychosocial risk factors– Ergonomic risk factors– Chemical risk factors– Safety risks– Risk management in SMEs– Occupational and other work-related diseases– Risks in specific activities– Risk assessment– Substitution of dangerous substances– Physical risk factorslast_img

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