Brussells, Belgium – Dr. Christa Sedlatschek has taken over as director of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. Sedlatschek assumes the role from out-going director Dr. Jukka Takala, who is retiring.

EU-OSHA is the European organisation tasked with reducing work-related accidents and occupational illnesses, such as repetitive strain injuries, through research and the sharing of good practises in the workplace.