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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Occupational health

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.

Professionals working in nail care and decoration: exposure to multiple chemical substances

Today ANSES is publishing the results of its expert appraisal on assessment of the health risks to professionals exposed to products used in fingernail care and decoration. In view of the many substances to which these professionals are exposed, the Agency is issuing a series of recommendations for the different actors concerned: companies placing the products on the market, professionals working in the sector, the public authorities, research and prevention ...

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Published on 23/11/2017

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