occupational diseases in Turks
Accurate statistics concerning occupational diseases are required in order to maximize policy impact and to protect workers.
Occupational diseases are somewhat neglected.
Public opinion tends to take more notice of industrial accidents than of the wide diversity of occupational diseases.
The second is the EODS, the European Statistics on Occupational Diseases, with 2001 as the reference year.
We could go on like this for a while, including with regard to aspects such as the new occupational diseases.
Up to now only 5% of cancer cases caused by work were classified as an occupational disease.
We agree with raising educational and training standards, but regret the fact that legislative benefits for occupational diseases are absent.
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work estimates that every year over 140 000 people in the EU die from occupational diseases and nearly 9 000 die from work-related accidents.
The report correctly underlines the health risks and various types of occupational diseases that can be different in men and women.
Today we have highly-advanced legislation designed to support an appropriate preventive policy, define the obligations incumbent on undertakings and deal with new occupational diseases in Europe.