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18/10/2018

Chemical industry and workers agreed on strengthening the protection of workers’ reproductive health

The chemical industry and trade unions agreed on the future framework to further protect EU workers from the risks associated with exposure to substances toxic to reproduction at the workplace.

In a joint declaration, the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), industriAll European Trade Union, the European Chemical Employers Group (ECEG) and the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) provide input into the ongoing debate on revising legal requirements for exposure to reprotoxic substances under the EU Chemical Agents Directive (CAD) and the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (CMD).

Learn more about the joint declaration

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Check out the OSHwiki article Reproductive effects caused by chemical and biological agents