Challenge 1.1: Better data

Better and more detailed data on exposure to carcinogens is essential to raise awareness on the need for action and to monitor - especially on the long run - if we are able to see a decline in the use of cancer causing agents on the shop floor.

First data from the EU-OSHA worker exposure survey in six EU Member states will become available in 2023. We should explore possibilities of combining data. Such approaches may potentially provide a better picture on the occupational exposure in the future.


Challenge team

  • Finland, further partners welcome


  • Commission / DG EMPL
  • Member States
  • ECHA
  • Commission DG RTD and national research institutions involved in OSH research
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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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