Tag: Health risks

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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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Global trade of counterfeit and illegal pesticides is growing

Global trade of counterfeit and illegal pesticides is growing

Increasing quantities of illegal pesticides are being produced, marketed and sold in Europe with the consequent risks to human, animal and environment health as well as for the economy, including the loss of thousands of jobs.   Despite the EU legislation is one of the most restrictive in the world, the EU Commission estimates that […]

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