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EU Occupational Saftey and Health strategy

Government department lead

HSE

Background

On 6 June 2014, the European Commission (EC) published a communication setting out its proposals for a new European strategic framework on occupational safety and health (OSH). This framework succeeds the former strategy ‘Improving quality and productivity at work: Community strategy 2007-2012 on health and safety at work’.

The Strategic Framework identifies three major health and safety at work challenges and sets out actions under seven strategic objectives:

Developments

None to date.

Timetable

No dates have been set yet for the Council, European Parliament or the other institutions to discuss the communication.

Updated 2014-06-28