Background

The Healthy Workplaces Campaigns of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (OSHA-EU) are their flagship awareness-raising activity. Their topical campaigns are the primary way of getting the message to workplaces across Europe.

Why is it important?

Since 2006, when IMA-Europe partnered with the Healthy Workplaces Campaigns, the Association has always strongly supported the Healthy Workplaces Campaigns. by promoting material and initiatives among its members.

Our views

IMA-Europe is an official partner of the current Campaign 2020-22: Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load.

Tackling work-related musculoskeletal disorders MSDs improves the lives of workers and makes good. Key campaign materials, guidance and tools are available in 25 languages via www.osha.europa.eu/en

The industrial minerals’ workers, as in most industries, may have to carry heavy loads during their working days, but our companies are constantly looking for solutions to avoid this problem and the possible adverse health consequences. Musculoskeletal disorders are one of the leading causes of disabilities and sick leaves, and it is in the interest of everyone to try and avoid them. IMA-Europe Members always look for better prevention and protection of their workers’ health and wellbeing, and we look forward to receiving and disseminating the tools and guidance materials of this very topical campaign“.

Catherine Delfaux, CEO Proven├žal SA and President of IMA-Europe 2018-2020