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Health 28-05-2018

Unhealthy buildings need political and public attention, says report

EU negotiators hope to wrap up talks on the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) this week, which will significantly affect the building sector. A new report released on 28 May says buildings have a crucial but often overlooked impact on health and renovation can be beneficial to our quality of life.
Climate change 18-05-2018

Trade unions take action to ensure a just transition

As climate change has increasingly tangible effects, also impacting the working environment, trade unions in Europe have signalled their intention to tackle it by taking some concrete measures.
Health 29-03-2013

Blueprint offers recipe for better health at work

Corporations and academics have teamed up to back a blueprint to improve health literacy in the workplace, saying healthier lifestyles help employees and boost their productivity.
Health 15-02-2006

No EU regulation on sunlight

The 'sunlight directive', on the EU's agenda for 13 years, has finally been adopted. However, regulation to protect workers from over-exposure to natural light will be left to member states.
Health 07-09-2005

EU regulation on sunlight refused by Parliament

The Parliament has, to the relief of many SMEs, rejected the proposal for an EU regulation to protect workers from sunburn. The dossier has now moved to the Council.
Health 14-05-2003

EU campaign launched to fight risks of dangerous substances at work

The campaign, launched on 13 May, aims to address companies' lack of awareness of the risks and regulatory duties regarding employee exposure to chemicals, biological agents and other dangerous substances at work.

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