Brussels
26 February 2021

Stop Cancer at work! Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive: what is needed to protect firefighters from professional cancer

15.00 – 15.05: Welcome by MEP Majorino (S&D, Italy)

15.05 – 15.25: Tony Musu, Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) “4th revision of the Carcinogens & Mutagens Directive (CMD4): state of play”,

15.25 – 16.10: Panel: What is done by Firefighters’ Unions and what is needed in the upcoming EU legislation

  • Arno Dick, Ver.di (Germany)
  • Raffaele Cozzolino, FP CGIL (Italy)
  • Ilse Heylen, ACV - CSC (Belgium)
  • Q&A

16.10 – 16.30 : How the EU legislation can better protect firefighters from professional cancer?

Exchange introduced and moderated by Jan Willem Goudriaan, EPSU General Secretary

- MEP Cindy Franssen, EPP shadow rapporteur for “Protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work (CMD 4)” and EPP shadow rapporteur for the legislative report “Protecting workers from asbestos”

- MEP Johan Danielsson, S&D EPP shadow rapporteur for “Protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work (CMD 4)” and S&D shadow rapporteur for the legislative report “Protecting workers from asbestos”

 

For more information, please contact Paola Panzeri (ppanzeri@epsu.org) or Jessica Prairial (jprairial@epsu.org).

To register please follow this link.

Event type

26 February 2021

Zoom Platform
1000 Brussels
Belgium