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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

Occupational cancers: avoidable diseases engendering major costs for our societies

The primary cause of work-related mortality, occupational cancers cause high costs for workers, employers and health systems in all European... Find out more

Cancer at work: more needs to be done to achieve better legislation

Putting more than 10 years of paralysis behind it, in May 2016 the European Commission officially launched a review of the Directive on the... Find out more

Jukka Takala

Eliminating occupational cancer in Europe and globally

This working paper presents arguments for a stronger policy to eradicate occupational cancer in Europe and globally. The cancer epidemic is... Find out more

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September 16, 2020

According to Greenpeace, Europe is exporting pesticides banned domestically to poorer countries

Each year, thousands of tonnes of pesticides banned in Europe are being exported to poorer countries. This is revealed by a recent... Find out more