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You can access a range of practical tools and guidance and publications to make sure your workplace is safe and healthy for all ages. Have a look at our case studies to see how several workplaces have already successfully tackled safety and health issues. Our interactive e-guide explores practical approaches to managing age-related risks in a user-friendly way. And, for a quick and fun introduction, watch our hero Napo in action! If your workplace needs an effective safety and health campaign,...See more
Organisations of all sizes in all sectors can contribute to promoting sustainable work and healthy ageing as part of the Healthy Workplaces for All Ages Campaign. However, no campaign can be successful and raise awareness unless its message is...
This is where EU-OSHA’s campaign media partners come in. They play the vital role of getting the message out to as many people as possible, using their various channels to discuss and promote the campaign. EU-OSHA’s campaign media partners form an exclusive pool of journalists and editors from all over Europe interested in promoting occupational safety and health for workers of all ages. They work together with EU-OSHA in order to communicate the campaign’s messages to the public - through...See more
EU-OSHA analysed workplace practices for safety and health at work, and reviewed the latest literature on rehabilitation and return-to-work strategies, as part of a European Parliament pilot project on the safety and health of older workers . These reports identify what measures are being taken, and what measures give positive and sustainable results. They also identify barriers to the successful implementation of such measures, and the support needed to overcome these barriers. More reports on...See more
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Does your organisation want to promote its corporate responsibility and occupational safety and health actions to a wide-ranging audience, and network with like-minded international groups? Does your media organisation want to boost its reputation, network and visibility? If so, apply now to become a partner of the Healthy Workplaces for All Ages Campaign . You will be joining more than 75 official campaign partners , including multinational companies and public bodies, and 30 pan-European...See more
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Does your organisation actively manage safety and health in the workplace, taking into account the importance of sustainable working lives in the context of an ageing workforce? If so, let everyone know about the good practices you’ve put in place by entering the Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards 2016–17. Any organisation in any sector can submit an entry through their national focal point ; you can check the deadline in your country in the link below. If you’re one of our official...See more
With the Healthy Workplaces for All Ages Campaign now in full swing, the much-loved cartoon character Napo is back in a new film which follows his adventures to demonstrate the importance of healthy and sustainable workplaces. So why not check out...
Napo in...‘Back to a healthy future’ addresses several aspects of occupational safety and health (OSH) in the context of an ageing workforce. As in all films in the series, Napo and his workmates, in their well-known humoristic style, help identify risks and offer practical solutions and suggestions for improvement. A trailer for the film is also available to view online which gives a taste of what to expect. Different scenes demonstrate, in a fun and accessible way, how early prevention and...See more
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Official campaign partner EuroHealthNet has compiled a useful list of good practices from across Europe aimed at improving the health and well-being of older people.
The examples come from pan-European and national health promotion initiatives, and topics range from nutrition for seniors to promoting independent living. In addition to an overview and impact assessment of around 100 actions, links to additional information are provided. Highlights include several projects on how to lead a sustainable working life: one such example is ‘ Fifti – New Professional Dynamics after 45’ , an action co-funded by the Europe Social Fund which provides online guidance...See more
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The Order of Portuguese Psychologists (OPP), in cooperation with the Portuguese Focal Point (ACT) , recently launched the second edition of the Healthy Workplaces Awards in Portugal.
The aim is to encourage all Portuguese companies to get involved in the Healthy Workplaces Awards, which recognise and distinguish the organisations with outstanding and innovative contributions to safety, well-being and health (physical and psychological) in the workplace. The application period for the awards runs from 1 June to 15 September and all companies – no matter how big or small – are welcome to apply for the awards. An award ceremony is planned for November 2016 with the aim to...See more
On 8-9 June, official campaign partner Ideal Standard International held a good practice exchange event at their Trichiana plant near Venice, Italy. Fellow campaign partners came to discuss and share knowledge on the importance of sustainable work...
Mr Ireneo Vottre , General Manager of Ideal Standard Industry in Italy and Plant Director of Ideal Standard Trichiana Plant, some 100 kilometres from Venice, explained how ‘from labour intensive work, the plant’s processes have become more automated and mechanised, creating a better working environment for their mature workforces.’ An added bonus is that such solutions and improved processes often result in greater efficiency. And the changes also benefit younger workers by making tasks easier...See more
The first wave of official campaign partners have joined the 2016-17 Healthy Workplaces for All Ages campaign which focuses on sustainable working lives and healthy ageing. By joining the campaign, organisations can lead by example and be at the forefront of implementing practical solutions for age management in the workplace. The campaign partners benefit from increased visibility, campaign tools and materials, networking and learning exchange. The campaign media partners help promote the...See more