Elke Schneider has been active as a senior OSH expert at the European Agency for Health and Safety at Work (EU-OSHA) since 2002, on a variety of topics. She was involved in setting up the Agency’s European risk observatory and in charge of the “Occupational Safety and Health in figures” project combining occupational health and safety statistics at the European and national level and occupational safety and health research information, amongst others on an update on the situation of women at work in Europe. One of the core topics she has been involved with was the protection of workers from dangerous substances, and in particular carcinogens, representing EU-OSHA throughout its two campaigns on this tiopic and concerning the roadmap on carcinogens.
Elke Schneider has a degree in technical chemistry/ biochemistry and a
doctorate in technical sciences from the Technical University of Vienna, Austria. Before joining EU-OSHA in 2002, Elke Schneider worked as deputy head of unit for European and International Affairs at the central authority of the Austrian Labour Inspection within the Ministry of Economics and Labour, now Ministry of Labour. She has been a national delegate to the EU Commission and Council and involved in cooperation with SLIC (the Senior Labour Inspectors’ Committee) and many other stakeholders. She has also been a member in the Austrian Association of Toxicologists.
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)
Sicherer Umgang mit krebserzeugenden Gefahrstoffen II
Datum: 28.10.2021 , Zeit: 14:00
Thema: Einwirkungen am Arbeitsplatz und Prävention