Category: Environmental Health

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The EU Ecolabel Detergents: fighting against microplastics

The EU Ecolabel Detergents: fighting against microplastics

Every year in Europe, between 70 000 and 200 000 tons of microplastics seep into our natural environments, which is in part, due to plastic particles found in many detergents and cleaning products. The increasing amount of plastic has become a world-wide problem that the European Union commits to fighting, with its ‘Plastic Strategy’ (adopted […]

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Healthy workplaces campaing 2018-2019 manage dangerous substances

Healthy workplaces campaing 2018-2019 manage dangerous substances

In many European workplaces workers are exposed to dangerous substances habitually. Overall 38% of European enterprises report potentially dangerous chemical or biological substances in their workplaces. A dangerous substance is any solid, liquid or gas that could cause damage to the health or safety of workers. Exposure can occur through inhalation, ingestion or skin penetration. […]

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