Publications

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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

‘Bad jobs’ recovery? European Job Quality Index 2005-2015

This new Working Paper offers a detailed look at the quality of jobs held by European workers, and shows what aspects of work improved or... Find out more

Latest news

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September 16, 2020

France: work as a key Covid-19 contaminator

Ever since the end of the French lockdown in May 2020, French public health authorities have been tracking new Covid-19 clusters. A cluster... Find out more

September 16, 2020

The Netherlands sets a much lower and more protective occupational exposure limit value (OEL) for diesel engine exhaust emissions

The revision of the European directive on the protection of workers exposed to carcinogens has resulted in diesel engine exhaust emissions... Find out more

September 10, 2020

The inclusion of Reprotoxic substances within the scope of the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive

The European Commission (EC) will soon launch the legislative process for the fourth revision of the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (CMD... Find out more

September 09, 2020

The inclusion of Hazardous Medicinal Products within the scope of the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive

In September 2020, the European Commission (EC) should launch the legislative process for the fourth revision of the Carcinogens and... Find out more

July 10, 2020

Made in Britain: the Covid-19 outbreak in British sweatshops

Covid-19 has unmasked the fractures in our labour markets. The garment district in Leicester is no exception. As the UK is easing lockdown... Find out more