SER OSH platform: working together for better working conditions

Sharing solutions and exchanging knowledge: employers and employees in the Netherlands are working together on healthy and safe working conditions. The SER OSH Platform is the place where employers, employees and health and safety professionals can go for information and advice. If this is an example you can use, we will be pleased to help you.

The SER OSH Platform 

The OSH Platform wants to help organisations to develop effective policies in the field of occupational safety and health. The platform does so with clear and practical information that has been approved by both employers and employees. The SER OSH Platform is an initiative of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands, in which employers' organisations and trade unions work together.

The SER OSH Platform provides guidance, a database with occupational exposure limits and information on the various risks, such as the handling of hazardous substances and work pressure. Meetings and best practices are used to exchange knowledge between sectors. The SER OSH Platform also serves as a source of information. Employers, employees and occupational health and safety professionals can turn to it for advice and answers to their questions.

OSH Platform in your country?

If you are interested in developing an OSH Platform in your country, we invite you to contact our policy advisor Erik van de Haar at We will be happy to offer advice and support on the steps that you might take to develop your own platform for the exchange of information and advice on occupational safety and health.

Healthy and safe working in the Netherlands

If you would like to receive more information in English about the rules relating to healthy and safe working in the Netherlands, go to the website of the Netherlands Focal Point of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).

If you have any questions about healthy and safe working, please contact the SER OSH Platform via +31 70 - 3 499 499 or

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