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Asbestos Free Europe

The European Parliament has near-unanimously approved MEP Nikolaj Villumsen's proposals for #AsbestosFreeEurope. "I insist that the green transition in Europe must ensure a safe working environment. Even a tiny exposure to asbestos can be deadly. We need to lower the threshold under the law. No one should die from going to work." For decades used in construction, asbestos has been banned in the EU since 2005 due to its risks to health. Millions of tonnes of asbestos remain

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