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Health & Safety, also an increasing issue in Europe?

A recent resarch by the European Trade Union Institute shows that the number on accidents with fatal outcome is on the rise in Europe.

According to the European Trade Union Institute this most likely is being caused by the decrease of third-party safety checks being decided by the European Commission in their revised deregulation policy a decade ago. It is said, that business lobyists had some influence on reversing the policies at that time. 

A focused move to increase workplace safety inspections could improve the situation.

..., fatal workplace accidents are on the rise in 12 EU member states, most notably in Italy (+285)...


health and safety, workplace safety, fatalities