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ANSES's primary mission in occupational health is to provide the authorities with the information necessary for decision making with regard to professional risk  prevention and to support the main public policies regarding this topic. The Agency contributes to the understanding of professional risks, and emerging risks in particular (nanoparticles, pesticides, endocrine disruptors, magnetic fields, etc.), via the National Network for the Monitoring and Prevention of Occupational Diseases (RNV3P) as well as via its risk assessment activities. It provides scientific knowledge which can serve as a basis for drafting national and European regulations, sets reference values to protect workers and also is in charge of programming and supporting research.

"Helping improve the system of prevention, recognition and compensation for occupational diseases in France". Three questions for Henri Bastos, Occupational Health Scientific Director at ANSES

The French government has decided to carry out independent collective expert appraisals to support the development of occupational disease tables and thereby improve the recognition of occupational diseases in France. These scientific appraisals call on ANSES's expertise.


Why carry out independent collective expert appraisals for the recognition of occupational diseases?

In France, occupational disease tables are the cornerstones of the system for the recognition of work-related ...

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Published on 06/04/2021

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