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31/12/2013 The death of electrician in Savitaipale was caused by insufficient observance of safety instructions
  The accidental death of an electrician in Savitaipale on 17 April 2013 was caused by insufficient observance of safety precautions. An electricia...
19/11/2013 Citizens called to contribute to improvement of chemical hazard communication
  The first national chemical hazard communication plan is under preparation in Finland, and the first draft version is now ready. An open hearing ...
03/10/2013 Minor defects in lighters
  After testing Tukes has discovered only minor defects in cigarette lighters. Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes ) had ten cigarette light...
10/06/2013 Nordic co-operation promotes electrical safety
  Nordic co-operation in electrical safety aims at accident prevention and early identification of safety risks.  Electrical accidents in the Nordi...
16/05/2013 Notifications of dangerous products increase in the EU
  In 2012, a total of 1,938 notifications of products posing a serious risk to consumers’ health and safety were made in member countries of the Eu...
17/04/2013 The safety of dry suits must be ensured before placing them on the market
  Dry suits are classified as personal protective equipment that must meet European safety requirements. Before placing dry suits on the market, th...
05/04/2013 Importers of chemicals are controlled in a Europe-wide project
  The third enforcement project co-ordinated by the Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has be...
14/01/2013 Safety of nanomaterials jointly charted by the authorities and the industry
  The safety of nanomaterials is investigated in the EU’s just-beginning extensive Nanoreg project as a joint effort by the authorities and the ind...
13/12/2012 Tests on Christmas toys revealed serious safety deficiencies
Serious safety deficiencies were detected in the traditional safety tests on Christmas toys. The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) select...
19/11/2012 Blinds that can cause accidental strangulation are removed from sale
  In their joint control procedures, the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) and the Finnish Customs have discovered several blinds that ca...
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