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European Technology Platform on Industrial Safety (ETPIS)


Thematic task force/working group in EU


Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials & new production technologies


According to the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, every three and a half minutes somebody in the EU dies from work-related causes. Of the 150 000 deaths per year, the vast majority are caused by occupational diseases (142 000), while the rest are classifi ed as work-related accidents. Although there has been a marked decrease in the number of serious and fatal accidents over the past few years.

Participating Countries

All EU Member States and Associated countries


Olivier Salvi, General Secretary ETPIS, info@industrialsafety-tp.org Richard Gowland, Technical Director of the European Process Safety Centre (EPSC), info@industrialsafety-tp.org

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BILAT-USA (Grant Agreement no: 244434) and Link2US (Grant Agreement no: 244371) Projects are co-funded by the European Union’s Capacities Programme on International Cooperation under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Cooperation.