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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...
17/09/2015 Social acceptability of mining operations best promoted by transparency and communications
To achieve social acceptability mining companies have the challenge of proving that environmental and safety issues are under control. Responsible ...
14/09/2015 European mining authorities meet to discuss social acceptability of mining activities
  The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) will be hosting a meeting of European mining authorities in Finland on 15–16 September 2015 under...
27/08/2015 Thousands of children visit Piki's Room safety game every day
    Piki's Room, a safety game aimed at children of day care age, has been created by the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) together with...
03/08/2015 Supervision by the authorities and consumer protection do not cover the online stores of far-off countries
An increasing number of Finns make purchases online. The ease, limitless selections and price attract consumers to shop online. The campaign ‘Infor...
05/05/2015 Be aware of the risks before you decide to have tattoo
  The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) recommends that anyone considering having a tattoo should check with the tattoo artist whether th...
02/04/2015 Nearly 2,500 dangerous products withdrawn from the EU market in 2014
 In 2014, a total of 2,435 notifications on dangerous products were issued to the European Rapid Alert System (RAPEX). Most of the notification...
06/03/2015 The UBA and Tukes concerned about environmental impacts of veterinary medicines
The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) and the German Federal Environment Agency, Umweltbundesamt (UBA), are concerned about the environme...
26/02/2015 Tukes has developed a safety game for young children together with Yle
  The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes), together with Yle, Finland's national broadcasting company and Demola, a student innovation cent...
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