Occupational safety and health

14 Tonnes of Toxic Waste Dumped in the Yana Station Area in Sofia - is there a Danger to People?

14 tons of toxic waste was dumped in the Yana railway station, confirmed for NOVA from Sofia Municipality.
The district is detached from the Directorate for Emergency Relief and Prevention to Sofia Municipality. There is no air pollution. A suspect is seized for the discarded waste.

#Romania2019.eu/Romanian Presidency at Council of EU and EP agreement on Directive on exposure of workers to carcinogens

The Romanian Presidency at the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament have reached a provisional agreement regarding the reduction of the exposure of workers to carcinogens and mutagens, informs the Council of European Union on Tuesday.

Municipal bid to curb worker deaths

An Interior Ministry bill foresees stricter penalties for municipal authorities and employees who do not abide by health and safety regulations in a bid to curb an increase in worker accidents.

The bill, which is to go to Parliament in February, is to include the recommendations of a committee tasked with probing the causes of worker accidents.

Man dies of carbon monoxide poisoning in Rhodes

A foreign national died on the island of Rhodes on Tuesday, with initial indications pointing to carbon monoxide poisoning, state-run news agency reported.

The man was living with two other foreigners in an old house in the district of Aghii Anargyri in the city of Rhodes with no electricity and had to use makeshift stoves to stay warm.

Greece sued over migrant death

Nearly two years after an Egyptian migrant died at the Moria reception and identification center on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, his family has filed a lawsuit against Greek authorities over his death, saying it was caused by the negligence of responsible officials.