Event proceedings

Please find the proceedings of events related to the exposure on carcinogens at work here.

Occupational Exposure to Carcinogens in Hospitals

3 September 2021 – Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia (online)

This online seminar was organized by the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of the Republic of Slovenia, within the scope of the programming of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Together with 545 participants from 33 countries we learned about the protection of hospital workers from the occupational risks related to carcinogens.

Click here for the programme (PDF)
Click here for the presentation ‘abstracts’ (Zip-file)

More event proceedings will be available in due time.

Preventing Occupational Cancer

24 March 2021 – Lisbon, Portugal (online)

This Roadmap on Carcinogens conference was organized by the Authority for Working Conditions (ACT), within the scope of the programming of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Partners talked about the future of this initiative and shared good practices.

Click here for the conference video
Click here for the presentation on future perspectives
Click here for all presentations (scroll to the bottom of the page)

STOP cancer in the workplace

9-10 November 2020 – Dortmund, Germany (online)

During this online conference, participants exchanged views on further steps to prevent work-related cancer and agreed that, in addition to the legal regulations, further efforts are needed to support companies in protecting their employees. The Roadmap on Carcinogens partners presented the Strategy 2020-2024.

Click here for the conference summary in English (PDF)
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Working together to eliminate occupational cancer

27-28 November 2019 – Helsinki, Finland

At this conference, the Roadmap Partners review the achievements since the start of the Roadmap in 2016 and look forward to further developments in legislation, activities and cooperation. A covenant has been signed to continue the Roadmap until 31 December 2020!

Click here for the conference slides, video and photo’s

How to help businesses and workers to tackle exposure to carcinogens on the shop floor. The vital role of cross-industry and sectoral organisations.

15 May 2019 – Brussels, Belgium

IMA-Europe (industrial minerals), Volandis (construction), STM (hairdressers, amongst others) and Wood (wood and furniture industry) were selected to present their specific and successful approaches to support companies to reduce exposure to carcinogens.

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‘Women, work and cancer’

4 and 5 December 2018 – Brussels, Belgium

At this event, organised by ETUI, participants examined the relations between working conditions and female cancer. The fight to end discrimination against female workers with cancer or post recovery was also an important topic. The proceedings are now available.

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