Certain occupations mean workers are exposed to EDCs on continual basis. Without proper testing, criteria and regulations specifically for EDCs, low level, cumulative and combined exposure cannot be controlled. Workers are most vulnerable as they can be exposed to EDCs in the workplace, home and then again in the wider environment.
The Untold Story: the EU’s Health and Safety Strategy
The European Trade Union Institute has produced this video to highlight the need of a new Community health and safety strategy for the period 2013-2020.
Various stakeholders review the groundwork on the already seriously belated strategy, and put forward their proposals and options for recommended priorities, including the need to take actions to prevent workers exposure to endocrine disrupters.
Dolores Romano of the Instituto Sindical de Trabajo Ambiente y Salud (ISTAS) in Spain participates in the video speaking about EDCs in the workplace.