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02/11/2019

Slovenia: Controlling worker exposure to dangerous substances in the manufacture of household appliances

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Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards 2018-2019
Commended organisation 

The Slovenian manufacturing company Gorenje, d.d., takes a systematic and collaborative approach to identifying and eliminating risks from dangerous substances, involving management, workers and their representatives, and a multidisciplinary team of experts.

Through changes to equipment and processes and improved chemicals management and monitoring, the company has reduced the number of chemicals used, the number of workers exposed and the levels of exposure. It goes above and beyond legislative requirements, has an ongoing commitment to improving worker safety and health, and shares knowledge with other companies throughout Slovenia.

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