RIVM and TNO describe impact of future developments on occupational health and safety
Safe working practices: RIVM creates a list of 1,400 substances without a European occupational exposure limit for health purposes
NS did not adequately protect employees from exposure to chromium (VI)
Control measures against the spread of Legionella from wastewater treatment plants
Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) may spread Legionella via the air and cause pneumonia if people inhale them.
Possible health risks due to exposure to chromium-6 at tROM project Tilburg
Research by RIVM shows that the participants in the so-called tROM project, their supervisors and other people involved may have been exposed to chromium-6.
Plant Protection Products: new RIVM methodology calculates period in which workers must wear gloves
Commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (SZW), RIVM has developed a new methodology to calculate the period for which workers must wear gloves to mitigate the risk of re
Meningococcal type W most notable infectious disease in 2017
The report ‘State of Infectious Diseases in the Netherlands in 2017’ published by RIVM today, provides an overview of the most important developments in infectious diseases in the Netherlands and a
Large increase in legionellosis in the Netherlands
The Municipal Public Health Services (GGD) received 561 reports of legionellosis over the past year. Never before has RIVM registered as many reports of this disease as in the past year.