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TUCA and Sustainlabour launch a manual on chemical risk reduction in the workplace

A guide for Latin American Unions, union training centers, prevention delegates in OHS joint committees. A guide to be used in workplaces all over the continent. Download it here (only in Spanish)

Sound management of chemicals: key for improving workers´ and communities´ health in Latin America

Published:  Abril 2015

Main achievements and results of the Projects implemented by Sustainlabour with support from the
Quick Start Programme (QSP) of SAICM


New Publication. Unions4Climate. Reducing emissions from the workplace and creating jobs. 4 European Case Studies.

Authors: Laura Martín, Julio Rivera

Published: January 2015

The four case studies presented here, which cover commitments from British, Spanish, Belgian and German trade unions, detail union proposals on emission reductions and other climate-related policies and their impact on national contexts, economic perspectives and job creation.               

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May 6, 2015

Paraquat too big a risk to life and health

The IUF has produced with Pesticides Action Network (PAN) and the Swiss-based NGO, Berne Declaration, a report on the use of paraquat in India.  

May 1, 2015

ITUC May Day Statement Tame corporate power – reduce inequality

Building Workers’ Power is vital to drive economic, industrial and social transformation. The international system today is heavily stacked against workers and their families, and governments are increasingly cowered by big finance and big business.


April 21, 2015

All the tools from 10 years of struggle against chemical risk

Here you can find a collection of tools. For all of those who are willing to act: information is the first step towards prevention.

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Sharan Burrow. ITUC SG

If you expose us, we'll expose you. A excellent article on chemical risks for workers on the occasion of International Workers Memorial Day, 28 of April. 

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Do you want to know more on a specific substance you are using at your workplace?

Do you want clear available information on its impacts on your health and the environment? Do not search anymore! ISTAS - CCOO can help you out. 

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