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Richheimer, D.T. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
report 2005
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Zwetsloot, G.I.J.M. (author), Kines, P. (author), Ruotsala, R. (author), Drupsteen, L. (author), Bezemer, R. (author)
The aim of this research project was to attain a better understanding of the factors that contribute to successes with promoting safety and preventing accidents in companies that have adopted a ‘Zero Accident Vision’ (ZAV). Special focus was on ZAV commitment, safety communication, safety culture and safety learning, as well as on the...
report 2015
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Steijn, W. (author), Luiijf, E. (author), van der Beek, D. (author)
For decades now, robots have been a key part of future visions in films and books. As long ago as 1920, Karel Čapek wrote a play called RUR (Rossum’s Universal Robots). The first real robot, ‘Gargantuan’, was constructed between 1935 and 1937. It was made completely out of Meccano. Today’s industrial robots strongly resemble those introduced on...
report 2016
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Murphy, G. (author), Belin, A. (author), Dupont, C. (author), Oulès, L. (author), Kuipers, Y. (author), Ilmarinen, J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Albin, M. (author), Kloimuller, I. (author), Bevan, S. (author), Dobrs, M. (author), Crawford, J.O. (author), Graveling, R. (author), Mikkelsen, S.H. (author)
This report provides a summary of the main findings of a three-year pilot project initiated by the European Parliament and directed by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) — based on a delegation agreement with the European Commission — on the occupational safety and health (OSH) challenges posed by an ageing workforce1....
report 2016
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Crawford, J.O. (author), Davis, A. (author), Cowie, H. (author), Dixon, K. (author), Mikkelsen, S.H. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Graveling, R. (author), Belin, A. (author), Dupont, C. (author)
This review presents the context in which the review was undertaken: the ageing workforce in Europe. It examines research in three main questions: (1) ‘What changes occur in ageing individuals?’, (2) ‘What are the implications of these changes throughout working life?’ and (3) ‘What OSH measures could promote sustainable work throughout working...
report 2016
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Eekhout, I. (author), Venema, A. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
This report presents the key findings of a joint analysis of EU-OSHA’s second European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks (ESENER-2), Eurostat’s Labour Force Survey (LFS) 2013 ad hoc module on accidents at work and other work-related health problems, and Eurofound’s 6th European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS). The aim was to have...
report 2017
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Jansen, A. (author), van der Beek, D. (author), Cremers, A. (author), Neerincx, M. (author), van Middelaar, J. (author)
report 2018
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Jansen, A. (author), van der Beek, D. (author), Cremers, A. (author), Neerincx, M. (author), van Middelaar, J. (author)
Employers will ensure the safety and health of their employees in all work-related matters. Do you have full control over the operation of your cobots and the associated risks to your employees in their workplace? Technological developments in the field of AI-assisted learning will enable organizations in the field of robotics to make great...
report 2018
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Steijn, W.M.P. (author), van Oosterhout, J. (author), van der Vorm, J.K.J. (author), Jansen, A. (author), Schragen, J.M.C. (author)
Since the start of the first industrial revolution in the late 18th century, machines have been used to support people in difficult tasks. To keep people safe when using these machines, people and machines are usually kept separate in accordance with current health and safety requirements (European Directive 2006/42/EG machinery, Appendix 1)....
report 2019
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Tsutsumi, K. (author), van Gulijk, C. (author)
Advanced robotics, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things are transforming how humans and electrotechnical systems interconnect. With the introduction of new technologies, it is critically important to ensure that human safety remains at the centre of the human-machine relationship. Each year, several million workers are injured on the...
report 2020
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