Bucharest Seminar Focused on Preventing Work-Related Cancers

The event included a discussion on amendments of Directive 2004/37/EC, which protects workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work, and the challenges of its implementation in Romania.

EU-OSHA's director, Dr. Christa Sedlatschek, was in Bucharest, Romania, this week to participate in an "Aging Workforce: Prevention and Management of Occupational Diseases Like Work-Related Cancers" seminar there. The three-day event showcased an occupational medicine approach to the aging workforce, focusing on the challenges for preventing and managing occupational diseases in Romania.

Sedlatschek was scheduled to present an update on EU-OSHA's actions and priorities around occupational health.

The event included a discussion on amendments of Directive 2004/37/EC, which protects workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work, and the challenges of its implementation in Romania. Speakers highlighted the EU Roadmap on carcinogens and the Covenant signed by six partners, including EU-OSHA.

Speakers included:

  • Ioana-Georgiana Nicolescu, National Focal Point Manager, National R&D Institute on Occupational Safety
  • Alexandru Darabont, INCDPM, Bucharest
  • Anca Pricop, head of the OSH Department in Romania's Ministry of Labour and Social Justice
  • Professor Eugenia Naghi, president of the Romanian Society of Occupational Medicine
  • Damian Fotache, president of the Employer Association of Occupational Medicine Physicians in Romania
  • Carmen Bușneag, general secretary of ICOH, Romania

Sedlatschek also met high-level representatives from the Romanian government responsible for occupational safety and health to discuss OSH priorities at both the EU and national levels.

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