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Webinar: Let’s break down the barriers around cancer & work (30 May)

May 25, 2022

To mark the European Week Against Cancer (25-31 May) and, recognising that there is still more work to do to put survivorship and quality of life issues into the spotlight of current discussions around the implementation of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, the objectives of this webinar are to: raise awareness of the impact of cancer […]

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Questionnaire safe working procedures

April 28, 2022

Challenge 4.3 of the Roadmap on Carcinogens focusses on safe working procedures and good practices. We aim to determine whether safe working procedures as a methodology can make a meaningful contribution to reducing exposure to carcinogens in Europe. To do so, it is necessary to know what type of safe working procedures or good practices […]

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Activating European industries and sectors in the fight against exposure to carcinogens in the workplace

April 25, 2022

Cancer is the leading cause of work-related mortality in the European Union. Identifying smart solutions and sharing good practices between businesses and organizations could make a tremendous difference in reducing workers’ exposure to carcinogens. The Roadmap on Carcinogens, established by BusinessEurope and others, encourages and helps businesses, organizations, industries and others to raise awareness and […]

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Survey: Better data on occupational carcinogen exposure

March 29, 2022

We have launched an online survey to collect information on recent research projects, databases and publications providing data on occupational carcinogen exposure in the Europe, and to map the possibilities for more systematic compilation of these data. The survey relates to the Roadmap on Carcinogens Challenge 1.1, which aims to advance the use of exposure data in priority […]

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Campaign “Today, let’s avoid tomorrow’s occupational cancer”

March 23, 2022

Spain recently signed the covenant of the Roadmap on Carcinogens to join as a partner. Meanwhile, the Spanish National Institute for Safety and Health at Work (INSST), committed to the objective of improving the prevention of occupational diseases, has promoted the campaign “TODAY, LET’S AVOID TOMORROW’S OCCUPATIONAL CANCER” to raise awareness of the importance of […]

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Spain joins as partner of the Roadmap on Carcinogens

March 8, 2022

On Tuesday 8 March, at the ceremonial closing of the French EU Presidency conference ‘Acting on occupational cancers: for better effectiveness of prevention’ in Paris, the government of Spain has signed the Roadmap on Carcinogens covenant. From now on 14 partners jointly work together on this “voluntary action scheme on raising awareness and exchanging good […]

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EU project on silica dust on construction sites completed

February 7, 2022

On 18 January 2022, the final seminar of the EU-funded project “Reducing Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust Effectively” took place online. Some 100 experts from nearly 20 countries participated in this seminar. The EU project was initiated by the European social partners for the construction industry EFBWW and FIEC. Especially against the background of the lowering […]

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Report Expert Seminar on Challenge 4.2: Strategies to Reduce Exposure to Process Generated Carcinogens

January 10, 2022

On Tuesday the 23rd of November 2021, around 50 experts and stakeholders affiliated with carcinogens gathered for an interactive online expert seminar on process-generated carcinogens (PGCs). The goal of the seminar was to bring stakeholders together to contribute to a way forward in regard to process-generated carcinogens in Europe. An additional goal was to explore […]

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Check out these challenges to gain impact

August 4, 2021

The partners of the Roadmap on Carcinogens have started twelve challenges to gain further impact, to help prevent workers from getting exposed to carcinogens. We invite relevant organisations from all over Europe to step in. The challenges are a concrete implementation of the strategy. In steps we work towards practical results that help employers, companies […]

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