Outline for the development of national programmes for elimination of asbestos-related diseases
Other TitlesEsquema para la elaboración de programas nacionales de eliminación de las enfermedades relacionadas con el asbesto
Projet pour l'élaboration de programmes nationaux pour l'élimination des maladies liées à l'amiante
World Health Organization. (2007). Outline for the development of national programmes for elimination of asbestos-related diseases. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/69693
Gov't Doc #WHO/SDE/PHE/07.02
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Asbestos and other natural mineral fibres / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization International Programme on Chemical Safety; WHO Task Group on Asbestos and other Natural Mineral Fibres (1986)Reports the findings of a task group commissioned to review available data on asbestos and other natural mineral fibres and to assess the health risks associated with exposure. Because of the well-documented association between occupational exposure to asbestos and the development of serious disease, the book concentrates on the detection of points of inconsistency or consensus in the literature that can be used to develop a more precise understanding of health hazards. A section devoted to experimental work reviews the considerable body of ...
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