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Document ID (ISN)112390
CIS number 12-0151
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bernales B.
Title Situation of Chile
Original title Situación de Chile [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile, Departamento Salud Ocupacional y Contaminación Ambiental, av. Marathon 1000, Ñuñoa, Santiago 7780050, Chile, July 2007, 26p. Illus.
Internet access Situación_de_Chile_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in Spanish]
Abstract Presentation at the 2nd Regional conference on the WHO/ILO Plan for the Eradication of Silicosis held in Santiago, Chile, 13-14 July 2007. Topics addressed: key statistics of the Chilean mining sector; prevalence of silicosis; legislative framework; estimates of exposure to silica; role of government, employers' and workers' organizations; key achievements since 2005; future actions.
Descriptors (primary) Chile; silica; silicosis; national organization; role of government
Descriptors (secondary) ILO; WHO; cooperation; legal aspects; conference
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceChile
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Pneumoconioses
Mining and quarrying