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Document ID (ISN)47422
CIS number 87-172
ISBN(s) 92-2-105647-3
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Evan H.Z.
United Nations Environment Programme
Title Employers and the environmental challenge
Bibliographic information International Labour Office, ILO Publications, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1986. 101p. Price: SF.17.50.
Abstract This publication is based on the background documents and reports of the ILO/UNEP Regional Meetings of Employers' Organisations on Environment and Development (Bangkok, March 1984 and Nairobi, Oct. 1984). Topics covered: industrialisation and its environmental impact, environmental law and the enterprise, public participation in environmental decisions (a role for employers' organisations), aims and activities of PIACT (International Programme for the Improvement of Working Conditions and Environment), occupational safety and health and productivity, welfare facilities for workers, plans of future action by employers' and international organisations. Annexes cover case studies from Japan, India and Kenya, and an extract from the Occupational Safety and Health Convention of the ILO (1981, No.155).
Descriptors (primary) role of employers' organizations; ILO; safety programmes; pollution control; environmental pollution; environment
Descriptors (secondary) India; Japan; Kenya; safety and productivity; UN; economic aspects; developing countries; international governmental organizations (non UN)
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes
Pollution control
Environmental pollution