Occupational health and safety risks in the healthcare sector
The main focus of this guide is to present up-to-date technical and scientific knowledge regarding the prevention of the most significant risks in healthcare, especially biological, musculoskeletal, psychosocial and chemical risks, and to support the implementation of the relevant European Union directives in force. Practical instruments to support employers in identifying the risks for the health and safety of their employees and to guide the implementation of preventive measures in their healthcare facilities are outlined and clarified.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (European Commission) Themes: Workers' health and safety, Working conditions
- Subject: environmental risk prevention, guide, health care profession, occupational health, occupational safety, working conditions