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Don't fall from it! Labour Inspectorates across Europe launch a campaign in the construction industry

June 2003
Sheila Pantry, OBE

Labour inspectorates of the European Union (EU) have launched a European campaign in the construction industry. The campaign, in 2003 and 2004, features simultaneous intensive inspection initiatives in all Member States of the European Union supported by publicity initiatives in association with the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work to raise awareness in the sector.

The focus of the campaign is the prevention of falls from height. The inspection campaign will ask the following questions:

The publicity will target all stakeholders engaged in construction activity, including:

Meanwhile OSHWORLD continues to bring you news, publications, web sites that you will find useful in your daily work. Look at the latest additions to the Diary of Events and you will see plans have been made already worldwide up to 2005 to have training courses, symposiums and conferences in many places in the world on a wide range of subjects. Don't forget that on 3 November 2003 there will be a major conference on Food Safety in Europe FSE2003.

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