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Socio-economic impact of work-related accidents and sickness

The European Commission, DG V, has published an invitation to tender for the scientific and technical analysis of factors used to evaluate the socio-economic impact of work-related accidents and sickness, as well as the relationship between the quality of management within com...

The European Commission, DG V, has published an invitation to tender for the scientific and technical analysis of factors used to evaluate the socio-economic impact of work-related accidents and sickness, as well as the relationship between the quality of management within companies and their performance in terms of health and safety at work (which is a factor of competitiveness for companies). The tender concerns: - Scientific and technical analysis of the criteria and parameters (C&Ps) used to evaluate the socio-economic and human impact of accidents at work and occupational diseases; - Development of proposals concerning the most appropriate C&Ps for carrying out an analysis of the situation in the 15 Member States of the Community and their practical application; - Analysis of the effectiveness of health and safety at work measures undertaken, in particular among SMEs, - Development of proposals concerning the most appropriate C&Ps for examining the relationship that may exist between the quality of management and the performance of companies having regard to health and safety at work; - Application of these C&Ps to selected companies. The results will be submitted with suggestions concerning the possibility of improving the competitiveness of companies in the European Union by giving better consideration to health and safety at work. Interested parties can obtain the full set of tender documents from: European Commission DG V - Employment, industrial relations and social affairs Directorate F/5 Jean Monnet Building L-2920 Luxembourg Tel. +352-430132279; Fax +352-430133248

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