|Document ID (ISN)||104486|
|Convention or series no.
||Worker safety in the ship-breaking industries
||Sectoral Activities Department, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2001. vii, 65p. Illus. 45 ref.
||http://www.ilo.org/public/english/dialogue/sector/papers/shpbreak/wp-167.pdf [in English]
||This working paper examines the current situation in ship-breaking and makes suggestions for possible improvements in working conditions. Contents: current practices in ship-breaking; implications for occupational safety and health and the environment; existing standards and practices; national and international initiatives; future requirements.
||ILO; plant safety and health organization; recycling of materials; shipbreaking
||Bangladesh; China; India; Pakistan; scrap metal handling; harmful substances; environmental pollution; international agreements; legal aspects
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||ILO|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations