EU: European Parliament seeks to improve protection of workers from lead exposure

After taking similar action over asbestos, the European Union is now looking to boost the protection of workers from lead. Many workers are still exposed to this reprotoxic substance, which is estimated to cause up to 15% of adult asthma.

Through Antoine Piel. Published on 11 September 2023 Ă  16h48 - Update on 11 September 2023 Ă  16h48

On 8 September, the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affair approved the proposal from the European Commission to amend its original directive with limits of workplace exposure to lead.…

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