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The Changing World of Work and Occupational Safety and Health Mobile working

Opportunities and risks of location-flexible working and
recommendations for healthy work design

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BAuA's research aims to ensure a safe and healthy working environment that is adapted to the needs of humans.

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73% of organisations that intend to expand their home office schemes hope this will improve their employees’ flexible work options.

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The German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health offers selected publications in English.

Product Safety

Both in the workplace and in our day-to-day lives, we use many different everyday items and technical work equipment. To protect our safety and health, it is essential that products be fully developed, well thought-out and properly tested and, as far as possible, inherently safe and user-friendly.

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Chemicals & Biocides

The Federal Office for Chemicals (BfC) at BAuA is responsible for the implementation of regulations in chemicals law. Find out what BfC is doing to protect people, animals and the environment from hazardous chemicals.

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The helpdesk provides information and support with the registration, evaluation and authorisation as well as the classification and labelling of chemicals.

Ap­pli­ca­tion-​safe Chem­i­cals and Prod­ucts

NanoHarmony - Towards harmonised test methods for nanomaterials

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Work De­sign in the Work­place

Organisational job design of time and performance pressure and information overload

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Work and Health

Occupational risk factors for cardiovascular diseases

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The Chang­ing World of Work

Work and health situation of employees in low-skilled work (AuGEE)

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Fo­cus: Safe­ty and Health in the Dig­i­tal World of Work

Safety-related risk assessment of a cyber-physical model system for industry 4.0 applications

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Interaction work: effects and design of technological change (InWiGe)

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