The European Commission recently presented a new initiative to better protect over 217 million workers in the EU from work-related accidents and diseases. The Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020 identifies key challenges and strategic objectives for health and safety at work, presents fundamental actions and identifies crucial instruments to address these standards. Workers’ health has a great impact on business. Keeping workers healthy allows them to work longer and without leave due to illness or accident. Thus, it is all the more relevant when it comes to productivity.
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