About: health and work

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Health 23-04-2018

Climate change affects workers’ health in all business segments, says French agency

Workers from all business segments are and will be affected by climate and environmental changes, with the exception of risks related to noise and artificial radiations, the French Agency for Food, Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety (Anses) said in a study published 19 April.
Health 06-10-2017

Healthy food offers healthy returns to all

Experts say all companies can benefit from encouraging healthier food choices, but businesses are still hesitant to make the investments needed.

MEPs adopt stricter limits on carcinogens in the workplace

EU lawmakers on Wednesday (30 August) voted on tough new exposure limits to carcinogenic substances in the workplace, in a move they hope will save more than 100,000 lives over the next 50 years.
Climate change 01-02-2017

France unveils packed 2017 environmental research programme

The French environmental safety agency this week unveiled its packed 2017 agenda, including investigations into the health effects of pesticides and wind turbines, the effectiveness of anti-pollution masks and alternatives to neonicotinoids. Euractiv’s partner Journal de l’Environnement reports.
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Health and safety at work: Priorities and gender challenges

ETUI Senior Researcher Aida Ponce talks to ETUC Confederal Secretary Esther Lynch about the priorities and gender challenges that employees face at their workplace.
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Health 06-11-2014

Study: The French are the least satisfied with their working conditions

Cultural differences in working arrangements, and the use of office space, lead to different levels of satisfaction among Europe’s workforce. The Dutch are the happiest, while the French are the least satisfied. EURACTIV France reports.
Health 01-10-2010

Muscle, joint pain costing EU €240 billion a year

The EU must act to reduce the crippling economic burden of musculo-skeletal disorders (MSDs), accounting for almost half of all work absences and costing the bloc €240 billion each year, warned an alliance of politicians, doctors and experts in Brussels yesterday (30 September).