10/17/2008

Newest figures on occupational safety and health problems in Austria

The Austrian results of the 2007 EU Labour force module survey on health and
safety at work have just been published by Statistik Austria: four out of ten
workers were exposed to physical work factors such as manual handling of loads,
one in three to psychosocial risk factors, especially time pressure, all in all
56% of the workers are concerned. 13% of the economically active reported
health problems related to work, and 5% to have had a work accident.


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AplusA-online.de - Source: European Agency for Safety and Health at work