Comparative study on safety and health at work in the personal and household services sector
How is occupational safety and health at work in the Personal and Household Services (PHS) sector regulated in the EU? What was the situation of PHS workers regarding safety and health at work during the COVID pandemic?
The Fair Work and Equality Law Clinic of the University of Amsterdampublished a comparative study on safety and health at work in the personal and household services sector in Belgium, Italy, and the Netherlands for the European Federation for Services to Individuals (EFSI).
The report first examines the definition of personal and household services, followed by an investigation of the main characteristics of this sector of employment. Then, the comparative study analyses international and domestic legislation, policy measures, best practices, and different initiatives introduced and implemented in each country.