Cancer is the first cause of work-related deaths in the EU, accounting for 53% of the total. The number of deaths attributed to occupational cancer in the EU is reported to be around 102,000 per year. To improve protection for workers from cancer-causing chemicals, the Commission today proposes changes to the to limit exposure to […]

(From ) Event date: 29/06 > 29/06/2016 Location: Auditorium, Breydel building Brussels – The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the European Commission (Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, and Directorate-General for Environment) is organising a workshop on socio-economic analysis in applications for authorisation and restrictions under REACH on 29 June 2016. This event […]

(From ) The European Commission has launched a call for applications aiming at supporting the development of possible process and product criteria for secondary raw materials that could be used in the production of fertilising products. The initiative follows the . This revision provides an opportunity to make the recovery of nutrients from waste and […]

(From ) Call summary Scene Setter European citizens in many urban areas suffer from serious health impacts due to air quality issues. These are in part due to the fact that current engines, while certified on test stands according to the Euro standards in force, exhibit higher noxious emissions while driving, for example for NOx […]

Utilities (water, energy, transport and postal services) are essential services that play a vital role in economic and social development. The introduction of rules coordinating procedures for the award of contracts in these sectors is due to:  the different circumstances under which entities operate in Member States.  the closed nature of the markets in which […]