Evidence-based methods are becoming widely used in many areas of healthcare for decision making and validating recommendations in prevention and care delivery. These methods have only been applied to occupational health risks and interventions in a very limited way and there is considerable scope for wider use, especially in the clinical aspects of practice (Carter, 2000 ).

By leveraging skills and capabilities in the EASL scientific community, the EILF intends to raise awareness on the importance of applying an evidence-based approach in the assessment of hepatic risks associated with occupational and environmental exposures. The first initiative of such work would be to promote the development of the first ever EASL clinical practice guidelines on occupational and environmental liver disease

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