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Occupational Health and Safety

Unions demand safe working conditions for fire fighters in Europe!

03 April 2012
A firefighter

ETUI and EPSU present a brochure on working conditions for firefighters in Europe

Australia: Unacceptable cost of workplace injuries and diseases

14 March 2012
map of australia with safety images

It is workers, not employers, who overwhelmingly bear the costs of workplace injuries and diseases, a new report has shown. The report by Safe Work Australia revealed that three-quarters of the costs of workplace injuries and diseases is borne by the injured workers themselves, including loss of current and future income and non-compensated medical expenses.