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EU Occupational Safety and Health strategy

Government department lead



On 6 June 2014, theropean Commission (EC) published a communication setting out its proposals for a newropean 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:


None to date.


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

Updated 2018-01-08