Who are the signatories of the NEPSI Agreement?

In 2006, the employers and employees of 14 industry sectors signed the Agreement on Workers Health Protection through the Good Handling and Use of Crystalline Silica and Products containing it (so called NEPSI Agreement – European Network for Silica, published in the EC Official Journal (OJ 2006/C279/02).

The Employees are represented by: IndustriAll. The Employers are represented by: GlassFibreEurope (Glass Fibre), BIBM (Precast Concrete), CAEF (Foundry), CEEMET (Metal, Engineering and Technology-Based Industries), CEMBUREAU (Cement), CERAME-UNIE (Ceramics), EMO (Mortar), EUROMINES (Mining), EUROROC (Natural Stones), EURIMA (Insulation Mineral Wool), EXCA (Expanded Clay), FEVE (Container Glass), Glass for Europe (Flat Glass), IMA-Europe (Industrial Minerals), UEPG (Aggregates).

The Agreement is always open for more signatories and the following new employer associations joined NEPSI more recently: the European Calcium Silicate Producers Association (ECSPA), the European Ready Mixed Organisation (ERMCO) and the Engineered Stone Manufacturers Association (AstA Worldwide).