Position paper | English

Recommendations by an EU-wide cross-industry initiative for better regulation in chemicals management

Better regulation in chemicals management requires identification, implementation and enforcement of the most effective risk management option, tailored to tackle a specific risk.

Policy recommendation

Detailed Proposal and Responses to Questions Raised on Workplace Legislation

This document explains the CII proposal in more details, presents the specific strengths of workplace legislation as risk management option and responds to questions raised on the feasibility of the CII’s solution.

Policy recommendation

Enhancing the effectiveness of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

The CII presents recommendations on how to improve the effectiveness and workability of the current EU system for setting Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs), as part of the revision of EU Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) legislation.


How CII Proposals Integrate with the Commission’s SVHC Roadmap

This series of flowcharts presents how the CII proposal articulates with the European Commission’s Roadmap on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC Roadmap) and the Risk Management Option Analyses (RMOAs) carried out by authorities.


Synergies between REACH and workplace legislation: Improved analysis of alternatives and substitution

The CII, supported by examples of substitution efforts, illustrates that successful substitution starts with stimulating the engagement in and documentation of Analysis of Alternatives efforts. 


CII background paper on workplace exposure limits

The CII discusses the different exposure values applicable at the workplace, their legal background and their relevance in occupational risk management.


CII background paper on Restrictions

In this paper, the CII recognises that Restrictions can be a useful RMO and could complement OSH in certain cases, provided certain conditions, listed in the paper, are fulfilled.

Document de position | français

Recommandations d’une initiative interprofessionnelle européenne pour une meilleure réglementation de la gestion des substances chimiques

La mise en pratique du principe de meilleure réglementation dans la gestion des substances chimiques implique l’identification, la mise en place et l’application de l’option de gestion des risques la plus efficace et la plus à même de faire face à un risque défini.

Positionspapier | deutsch

Empfehlungen einer EU-weiten industrieübergreifenden Initiative für eine bessere Regulierung von Chemikalien

Bessere Regulierung von Chemikalien beinhaltet die Identifizierung, Umsetzung und Durchsetzung der Risikomanagementoption, welche am besten geeignet ist, das spezifische Risiko effektiv zu beherrschen.

Position paper | Italiano

Raccomandazioni proposte da un’iniziativa multisettoriale (Cross-industry initiative) europea per una migliore regolamentazione della gestione delle sostanze chimiche

L’attuazione del principio di “better regulation” nella gestione delle sostanze chimiche richiede l’identificazione, la messa in atto e l’applicazione dell’opzione per la gestione del rischio più efficace ed adeguata per controllare un rischio specifico.