Workplace risks affecting reproduction — from knowledge to action
The website provides a summary report and the presentations of a Workshop held in March 2009 on reprotoxic substances and endocrine disrupters at the workplace. In the presentations, findings of a report by OSHA were presented and discussed and complemented with inputs from various exports of different institutions from the EU and the member States. The recommendations for policy, research, monitoring and practice, the identified gaps in all these areas and and proposals how they could be filled are included in the report, as they have been discussed.
Reprotoxic substances, endocrine disruptors Examples : anesthetic gases, lead, epoxides, isocyanates, solvent mixtures, specific pharmaceuticals, titanium dioxide, bisphenol A (BPA), Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), phthalates, pesticides, UV filters, parabens etc.