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Occupational health in the courts

With 180 000 work-related deaths every year in the European Union and more than 2.5 million worldwide, occupational health is a crucial... Find out more

Christelle Casse, Marianne De Troyer

Gender, working conditions and health

In Europe, despite equal treatment laws that mainly concern wages and non-discrimination between individuals, the gendered division of... Find out more

Our failure to prevent known risks

Hazards from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, should be addressed in line with the EU Biological Agents Directive and by means of... Find out more

Yves Roquelaure

Musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial factors at work

This report presents the current state of scientific knowledge on the ways in which psychosocial factors influence musculoskelatal disorders... Find out more

Cancer and work: understanding occupational cancers and taking action to eliminate them

Occupational cancers account for more than 100,000 deaths a year in the EU, yet these could be avoided by eliminating carcinogens in the... Find out more

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November 23, 2020

Workers and chemicals: 16th ETUI seminar

Taking place for the sixteenth time, the annual ETUI seminar on protecting workers against chemical risks was held on 22 October 2020... Find out more

November 16, 2020

Telework covered by employers’ OSH duties

The Covid-19 health crisis caused France to bring in its first national lockdown on 17 March 2020. This in turn led to telework becoming the... Find out more

October 09, 2020

CJEU called on to rule on the classification of SARS-CoV-2

On 3 August 2020, SATSE (Sindicato de Engermería), a Spanish nursing union, lodged a case with the Court of Justice of the European Union... Find out more

October 09, 2020

Quebec tightens its occupational exposure limit for crystalline silica

At the end of August, the occupational exposure limit (OEL) for crystalline silica was modified in Quebec's occupational safety and health... Find out more

October 09, 2020

EFFAT rings the alarm bell for the meat sector

On 10 September 2020, the European Federation of Trade Unions in the Food, Agriculture and Tourism sectors (EFFAT) tabled ten demands for... Find out more