Eurogypsum joins NEPSI, the European Network on Silica

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We’re proud to announce that Eurogypsum is officially joining the NEPSI initiative, to work together with other industry sectors and social partners on protecting workers’ health from exposure to crystalline silica.

Our sector’s commitment to this initiative is not new, many of our members having reported into NEPSI over the past years. But today’s announcement shows our willingness to step up this work at EU level.
Looking forward to working together with NEPSI partners!

About crystalline silica:

Crystalline silica (SiO2) is an essential component of materials which have an abundance of uses in industry and are vital in many products and objects we use everyday. Although crystalline silica is ubiquitous in nature, the inhalation of fine dust containing a proportion of it may constitute a hazard that is limited to the workplace. Considering that such an exposure can be controlled, the main industries concerned by possible exposures to respirable crystalline silica agreed on appropriate and credible measures for the improvement of working conditions. (Source: NEPSI)