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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.

ANSES's proposed classification for phosphine submitted for public consultation

ANSES has submitted a proposal to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) for phosphine to be classified for its toxicity following acute inhalation exposure (Category 1). It was submitted for public consultation on the ECHA website on 12 February 2018 for a period of 60 days, to give all stakeholders the opportunity to present their comments, scientific arguments or any additional information they have at their disposal. Following this public consultation, ...

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Published on 26/02/2018

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