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World Day for Safety and Health at Work and the 100th anniversary of the ILO

April 28, 2019 - World Day for Safety and Health at Work Every year, April 28th is the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Also on this day, people who have lost their lives, physical abilities or ability to do work are commemorated. This year, as part of the celebration of the 100th [...]

2019-09-13T10:41:21+02:00April 25th, 2019|News|

New research says the risk associated with asbestos is smaller than previously assumed

Risks associated with asbestos - what do we know? Diseases caused by exposure to asbestos include lung cancer, mesothelioma (lung or peritoneal cancer) or asbestosis (lungs). The diseases are caused by inhaling microscopic fibers that are released from damaged asbestos. The Netherlands aims to reduce asbestos related deaths to zero by 2040. The number of [...]

2019-09-13T09:36:47+02:00April 11th, 2019|News|