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Document ID (ISN)112385
CIS number 12-0235
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bernales B., Marchetti N., Jeramillo H.
Title National plan for the elimination of silicosis - Strategy for 2009-2030
Original title Plan nacional para la erradicación de la silicosis - Estrategia 2009-2030 [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile, Departamento Salud Ocupacional y Contaminación Ambiental, av. Marathon 1000, Ñuñoa, Santiago 7780050, Chile, 2008, 29p. Illus. 14 ref.
Internet access Plan_nacional_para_la_erradicación de_la_silicosis_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in Spanish]
Abstract In the context of the WHO/ILO National Programme for the Elimination of Silicosis (NPES), the Chilean Ministries of Health and of Labour and Social Security made a joint declaration on 13 July 2007, ratifying the programme and committing Chile to fulfill its objectives. This National Plan was developed as part of this commitment, as a road map highlighting the priority areas for action.
Descriptors (primary) Chile; silicosis; national organization; role of government
Descriptors (secondary) ILO; WHO; occupational hygiene
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceChile
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Occupational health services
Pneumoconioses