Register to the EUROGIP 2022 Discussions

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On 5 April 2022, EUROGIP will hold its Discussions on Health and safety at work challenges in a changing world of work.

The conference will be held in a digital version. It will bring together many occupational health and safety stakeholders involved in these developments and representing: Community bodies, European social partners, insurers against accidents at work and occupational diseases in neighbouring countries, occupational risk prevention organisations in France or in other countries, companies, etc.

Simultaneous translation into French and English will be provided.

Registration is free of charge, but is mandatory via the website.

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BELGIUM: what to expect from occupational illnesses in 2022

In 2022, around 38,500 people received compensation for permanent disability due to an occupational disease. And nearly 13,000 workers (private sector and provincial or local administrations, APL) filed a claim for compensation; 211 deaths were recognised, 73% of which were due to asbestos, 17% to silicosis and 10% to other diseases. These are the findings of the Fedris “Statistical Report on Occupational Diseases” 2022.



FINLAND: the number of accidents at work rose in 2021

In 2021, more than 91,159 accidents at work occurred in Finland, around 4,500 more than in 2020. As in the previous year, construction workers (10,787), care and health service workers (9,367) and machine shop and foundry workers (7,162) were most affected.