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24.03.2020 Highlights - Vote in Plenary - Allocation of slots at Community airports: Common rules - Committee on Transport and Tourism

As part of the bigger package of COVID19 emergency measures, the proposal temporarily exempts the airlines from the obligation to use 80% of the slots allocated to them for period from 1 March 2020 until the end of 2020 Summer season. With a view to a quick adoption, TRAN Committee requested the ...

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23.03.2020 Smart tachograph: identification of false motion sensor

Smart tachograph Version 1 - false motion sensor identifaction: In some occasions when the vehicle is in not moving and the recording equipment is in hibernation, the system (KITAS4 and SE5000-8 rev A) could experience an intermittent communication issue. This could generate a “x35”, motion sen...

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23.03.2020 EULAR calls on governments to support people with RMD in the workplace

23/03/2020EULAR calls on governments to support people with RMD in the workplace © INSHT EU citizens with a rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease (RMD) who are professionally active in the health care and medical area have the right to be safe at work. The European League Against Rheumatism, ...

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19.03.2020 Public consultation on ‘Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan’

19/03/2020Public consultation on ‘Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan’ PDPics via pixabay.com Every year, 3.5 million people in the EU are diagnosed with cancer, and 1.3 million people die from cancer each year. What’s more, work-related cancer remains the biggest occupational health challenge in Eu...

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18.03.2020 Ergonomic intervention tackles MSDs risks for nursery-school teachers and children

18/03/2020Ergonomic intervention tackles MSDs risks for nursery-school teachers and children Image by Iris Hamelmann from Pixabay A case study commissioned by EU-OSHA sheds light on the risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in nursery-schools and explores the effects of an ergonom...

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17.03.2020 COVID-19 and EU-OSHA

17/03/2020COVID-19 and EU-OSHA Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay EU-OSHA is currently working remotely until further notice. We remain open for business and we all have access to our regular IT systems while teleworking. All forthcoming meetings and visits to the agency’s premises are either...

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17.03.2020 ECHA launches EUCLEF – your access point to chemicals legislation

17/03/2020ECHA launches EUCLEF – your access point to chemicals legislation © European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) launched the COSME funded EU Chemicals Legislation Finder (EUCLEF) , a new online service that gives free-of-charge access to an overview of 40 p...

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16.03.2020 Covid-19 and EU-OSHA

16/03/2020Covid-19 and EU-OSHA Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay EU-OSHA is currently working remotely until further notice. We remain open for business and we all have access to our regular IT systems while teleworking. All forthcoming meetings and visits to the agency’s premises are either...

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16.03.2020 #EU4FairWork Week of Action now up and running

16/03/2020#EU4FairWork Week of Action now up and running Image by: European Platform tackling undeclared work The first European campaign to promote declared work, #EU4FairWork , has just launched their Week of Action. From 16-20 March members and observers of the European Platform tackling...

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13.03.2020 Press release - Transport Committee pledges to stop empty flights due to COVID-19

Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee Chair welcomed the Commission’s swift proposal and pledged that MEPs will work quickly on the legislation.Committee on Transport and Tourism Source : © European Union, 2020 - EP

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