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18/03/2016 Ore exploration is decreasing, but minerals are being sought from a larger area than ever before
  Ore exploration operations in Finland continued to fall in 2015, as the amount of drilling conducted by exploration companies decreased compared ...
10/03/2016 Predators in Finland have higher levels of rodenticides than in Central Europe
  Eighty-seven per cent of rodents or animals eating rodent carcasses are exposed to the active substances contained in rodenticides.  A study cond...
28/01/2016 Improved surveillance of plant protection products to help bee death investigations
  The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) and the Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira have completed their investigation into potential lin...
20/01/2016 Know more about the effects of the chemicals we use in Europe
European Chemicals Agency ECHA's Press Release   It is now easier to find information on 120 000 chemicals used in Europe today. There is now a new...
30/11/2015 Temporary authorisation for plant protection products containing neonicotinoids
The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) has granted temporary authorisation for the use of the plant protection products Elado FS 480 and C...
24/11/2015 School children in the Nordic countries are taught about hazardous chemicals in Hanna’s House
  In a new, joint Nordic teaching material the youngest school children are taught about the hazardous properties of e.g. drain cleaner, lighter fl...
20/11/2015 Safe online shopping requires vigilance – also around Christmas time
  More and more Finns do their Christmas shopping online. Online shopping requires vigilance, as many online stores sell counterfeit goods or, in s...
21/10/2015 Zero tolerance for head injuries in Finnish baseball – focus on use and condition of headgear
  The Finnish Baseball Association (Suomen Pesäpalloliitto ry), manufacturers of protective headgear, the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tuke...
09/10/2015 New tools for learning from accidents
  New tools for accident investigators and trainers have been developed by ESReDA. The tools include a model to analyse what has been learned and w...
29/09/2015 Why cannot chemical accidents be prevented?
The same kinds of accidents occur time and again at production establishments handling dangerous chemicals. Can we not learn from previous accident...
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