Employability can be defined as ‘the quality of being employable’ or the ‘combination of factors permitting access to work, to maintain it and to progress in one’s career’.

Environmental factors

Environmental factors are elements from the daily life and working life that can have positive or negative impacts on the overall health of workers. Examples of negative elements include chemical factors (e.g. hazardous fumes or gases), physical factors (e.g. noise or vibrations), biological factors (e.g. bacterial, virus and funghi) or psychosocial factors (e.g. work-life balance).