The European Week for Safety and Health at Work is held annually in October with hundreds of awareness raising events taking place across the EU and beyond. Good occupational health and safety benefits both workers and employers, and prevention of risks is key. Pressure from trade unions is a major factor in driving prevention measures. Unions make workplaces safer and union action at EU level to promote improvement in EU Health and Safety rules is crucial.
EU safety week promotes the importance of active, participative workplace safety and health and the 2023 focus is on Safe and healthy work in the digital age. This is particularly important as trade unions campaign to ensure that increasing digitalisation does not lead to job insecurity, data mismanagement or invasion of privacy.
Campaign objectives include:
Mandate Trade Union is a proud supporter of European Week for Safety and Health at Work.
👁️ Keep an eye on the events scheduled throughout the week in Ireland, all aimed at raising awareness of safety and health in our digitalised world of work.
Stay tuned for updates and join the conversation!