Wednesday, 6 July 2016

European policy recommendations on cytotoxic drugs


New policy recommendations on preventing occupational exposure to cytotoxic drugs were launched in the European Parliament on 26 April 2016, an important new initiative designed to protect healthcare professionals working across the EU, Hospital Pharmacy Europe has reported.

The European parliament has called on the Commission to take action on chemical risk factors in the healthcare sector and to include specific provisions on healthcare workers’ exposure to hazardous drugs in the OSH strategic framework


Report of the Employment Committee on the EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020.

Posted by Dr. Tim Sandle