Browsing Technical documents by Subject "Occupational Exposure"
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Criteria for classification of skin- and airway-sensitizing substances in the work and general environments (EUR/ICP/EHPM 05 02 01(P), 1997)The gradually growing incidence of skin and airway sensitizations and hypersensitivity in Europe requires the intensification of preventive measures. The WHO Regional Office for Europe organized a meeting to review and propose criteria to classify the substances with a sensitizing potential. Experts in clinical dermatology and pulmonology, as well as experimental medical biology and toxicology accordingly met in Copenhagen to discuss criteria proposed by the Nordic Committee on Building Regulations and other documents. The participants reached ...
(EUR/05/5073161, 2006)This document aims to provide guidelines and support to the Member States of the WHO European Region in strengthening protection from exposure to tobacco smoke at the workplace. It is the third publication in the series of policy documents following the adoption of the European Strategy for Tobacco Control. Its overall objective is to provide national policy-makers, health system administrators, professionals and nongovernmental organizations with easily accessible arguments and with a review of legislative tools and options in support of smoke-free ...