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08.07.2019 Draft agenda - Wednesday, 10 July 2019 - PE639.682v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

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04.07.2019 New OSH indicator proposed for the UN Sustainable Development Goals

04/07/2019New OSH indicator proposed for the UN Sustainable Development Goals The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Labour Office (ILO) have developed a proposal for a new occupational safety and health (OSH) indicator for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals ( SD...

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04.07.2019 Highlights - Constituent meeting of the TRAN Committee - Committee on Transport and Tourism

During its constituent meeting on 10 July 2019, the TRAN Committee will elect its Chair as well as its Vice-Chairs. Together, the Chair and Vice-Chairs make up the bureau of the Committee, elected for a two-and-a-half year term. Further informationCommittee bureaux, Rule 213 - EP Rules of Proc...

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01.07.2019 The Presidency of the Council of the EU passes to Finland

01/07/2019The Presidency of the Council of the EU passes to Finland From 1 July until 31 December 2019, Finland holds the Presidency of the Council of the EU. Working closely with Romania and Croatia, the other members of the current Presidency trio, it seeks to foster unity, increase the transpa...

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27.06.2019 Improving OSH in the EU: European Commission publishes a new report on reprotoxic chemicals

27/06/2019Improving OSH in the EU: European Commission publishes a new report on reprotoxic chemicals  © EU-OSHA / Jim Holmes The EU legislative framework sets out directives that address occupational exposure to Carcinogenic, Mutagenic and Reprotoxic substances - Directive 98/24/EC (Chemi...

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24.06.2019 Innovative workplace risk assessment tool OiRA goes global

25/06/2019Innovative workplace risk assessment tool OiRA goes global Agency staff with Daimler's health and safety representatives. Though primarily intended for micro and small enterprises, multinational car manufacturer Daimler has developed and adapted a workplace risk assessment tool for ...

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24.06.2019 ‘Buy quiet’ helps companies to tackle noise hazards at work

24/06/2019‘Buy quiet’ helps companies to tackle noise hazards at work © EU OSHA / Jim Holmes Occupational noise can have major negative effects on health as it causes hearing damage and deafness, stress, poor productivity, and interferes with communication. A practical guide for buyers of mac...

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20.06.2019 ANSES draws attention to the health effects associated with the blue light of LEDs

20/06/2019ANSES draws attention to the health effects associated with the blue light of LEDs photo: Daniel Condoleo via Pixabay.com Recent updates by ANSES ( French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety ) on the health effects of LED lights indicate possible harm...

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18.06.2019 European Commission together with social partners tackles undeclared work

18/06/2019European Commission together with social partners tackles undeclared work photo: © EU-OSHA / David Tijero Osorio Undeclared work is a complex problem across European countries as it can occur in many occupational sectors. It defines any paid activity that is lawful in respect of its...

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17.06.2019 Director General of DG Employment addresses EU-OSHA staff and its network of focal points

17/06/2019Director General of DG Employment addresses EU-OSHA staff and its network of focal points On the day of EU-OSHA's 25th anniversary ceremony , 5 June 2019 in Bilbao, Joost Korte, Director General of DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission, gave an inspiring speec...

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