Monday, April 6, 2020
Select the search type
  • Site
  • Web

What's New?

COVID-19: Workplace Readiness

11th March 2020

COVID-19: Recommended measures for places of work

26th February 2020

Multa għal Ksur ta' Liġi tas-Saħħa u Sigurtà

11th February 2020

Guidance on Corona-virus EN / MT

11th February 2020

Multa u sentenza sospiza

27th January 2020

New Regulations on Carcinogens and Mutagens at Work

7th January 2020


10th December 2019


10th December 2019


10th December 2019

PAHS - "Il-Fatti"

10th November 2019

SILICA DUST - "Il-Fatti"

10th November 2019


10th November 2019


10th October 2019

HYDRAZINE - "Il-Fatti"

10th October 2019

LEAD and NICKEL - "Il-Fatti"

10th October 2019


10th September 2019


10th September 2019

CADMIUM - "Il-Fatti"

3rd September 2019

BERYLLIUM - "Il-Fatti"

26th August 2019

BENZENE - "Il-Fatti"

21st August 2019

ASBESTOS - "Il-Fatti"

12th August 2019


2nd August 2019

OHSA Annual Report 2018 and 

OHSA Financial Statements 2018

13th June 2019

Use of Dangerous Substances at the Workplace

29th April 2019

Archived Press Releases...





Online Interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA)


Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2018-2019

Dangerous substances affect a larger number of workers than we normally imagine. These include workers in agriculture, manufacturing, construction, waste management,transport, nail technicians, hairdressers, bakers and many more. In fact,European Surveys show that 38% of enterprises reported using chemical or biological substances at the workplace while 18% of workers reported being exposed to chemical substances or products for at least 25% of their working time. When one also keeps in mind that an average 80,000 people die from occupational cancers each year, it is clear that this area needs particular attention.

The Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2018-19 entitled ‘Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances’, is organised by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). It is also endorsed in Malta by the National Focal Point within the Occupational Health and Safety Authority (OHSA).

Its overall aim is to help workers, managers and employers recognise and manage dangerous substances at the workplace. The campaign has 5 strategic objectives:

  • Raising awareness about the importance and relevance of managing dangerous substances at work;
  • Promoting risk assessment,elimination and substitution;
  • Raising awareness about the risks from the exposure to carcinogens;
  • Targeting groups of workers with specific needs and higher levels of risk; and
  • Increasing awareness of policy developments and legislative frameworks.

Learn more about the campaign and how to participate here

Watch the campaign video here

Watch the launch of the campaign in Malta here.

Download the Good Practice Awards flyer and application form.