Automation of cognitive and physical tasks and the implications for safety and health in the health and social care sector – literature review 

Client: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

Duration: 2023-2024

Consortium: Open Evidence (lead), KU Leuven

Geographical Coverage: EU 27

Methodology: Literature Review

Abstract: Based on a literature review, the study aims to provide an overview of the state of play, the tasks and good practices related to the use of artificial intelligence and robotics for the automation of physical and cognitive tasks in the health and social care sectors, with a focus on the impacts on occupational health and safety.