Research

EU Conference: Women, work and cancer
The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) two-day conference to discuss the link between working environment and female cancer took place in Brussels on 4th and 5th of December. It included a contribution by EU-OSHA on its findings and activities. The conference was part of the activities under the Roadmap on carcinogens. The proceedings are now available.

EU-OSHA gave an overview of its research on gender and OSH and on cancer and carcinogens at work, in the framework of the Healthy Workplaces campaign 2018-19, including the recent publications on return to work after cancer
Find more information about this event. Visit the EU-OSHA web sections about work-related cancer and rehabilitation and return to work after cancer

Reminder: Death at work. Victoria 2017 Barry Naismith, of OHSIntros, is making his ninth discussion paper. "27. Deaths at Work. Victorian 2017"  free for downloading for a brief period (until March 1, 2019), as a contribution to the ongoing debate on how to improve workplace safety in the state and, specifically, eradicate death at work in the state. The paper records and discusses reported death, compensated death and prosecutions over deaths at work in the 2017 calendar and financial years, as well as putting the death toll into historical perspective. The paper can be downloaded from here - but you may need to register on that site to access and download the paper. 

Share Tweet

RELATED

Events
Tuesday 13 April: Central Safety Group Musculskeletal Issues - what's new in risks and prevention, Speaker: David Trembearth, Safety Business Partner, Coles Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs), often referred to as ‘Body Stressing’, are the...
Read More
Prosecutions
WorkSafe has not updated the information on the Prosecution Result Summaries and Enforceable Undertakings webpage since our last edition. Go to the webpage to check for any Victorian prosecutions before the next edition. 
Read More
Regulator News
Victorian news New Victorian COVID advice useful for health sector The Victorian Health Service Guidance and Response to COVID-19 Risks (VHSGR) has been developed to inform health service processes and interventions in...
Read More