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The Council in favour of better protection for workers against chemicals

The Council is ready to start negotiations with the European Parliament on a new initiative to protect workers from the health risks associated with exposure to dangerous chemicals. This follows the proposal for a directive presented by the Commission on 13 February 2023 on limit values for diisocyanates, lead and its inorganic compounds.



What are the rules in the different countries for working in hot weather?

As heatwaves become more frequent and intense, how can the health and safety of workers exposed to them be safeguarded? Above what temperature should action be taken? What action should be taken? The new EUROGIP report provides an overview of the answers to these questions in more than 25 countries around the world.



DENMARK: campaign against digital harassment in the workplace

These include threats and other offensive behaviour such as unpleasant and derogatory comments, blackmail, hate messages, harassment, including sexual harassment, etc. Digital harassment via e-mail, telephone, websites and social media has affected 28% of employees over the past 12 months, according to data from the National Observatory of the Working Environment for Employees (NOA-L).