Summaries and reports

An approach for the prevention of occupational risks for very small and small enterprises

Principles of the analyses model

A company executive manages the prevention of occupational risks in his perception :

  • Experienced risks of accidents or occupational diseases, 
  • The legal risk incurred, 
  • Technical, human and organizational problems that he has to resolve
  • Financial issues (costs of risk/costs of prevention)
  • His available time 

This Won't Hurt a Bit: Supporting small business to be healthy, wealthy and wise

The fifth paper from the Health at Work Policy Unit suggests that there is a clear need for SMEs to support the health and wellbeing of their staff more consistently, and that there is a strong business, human and economic case for them doing so.

The report identified a number of gaps in current provision and makes a series of recommendations aimed at addressing these.


The Demografic Situation of the German Hotel and Catering Sector: 2000 – 2010 (INDIGHO)

Sorry, this article is only available in the original german version.

Click here for an abstract in English.


Forum "Santé & sécurité au travail dans les TPE"

The national forum „Health & Safety at work in very small enterprises – A Word to the Enterprises” took place October 25th and 26th, 2011 in the conference center in Strasbourg.