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Document ID (ISN)105514
CIS number 06-1160
Year 2005
Convention or series no. Rapport d'information N° 37
Author(s) Dériot G., Godefroy J.P.
Title The tragedy of asbestos in France: Understanding the issue, improving workers' compensation and drawing the lessons for the future
Original title Le drame de l'amiante en France: comprendre, mieux réparer, en tirer des leçons pour l'avenir [in French]
Bibliographic information 2005. 333p. PDF document.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract Report on the current status and consequences of asbestos contamination in France, presented to the Senate in October 2005. It was compiled on the basis of the testimony of numerous experts. It consists of three main parts: whether the asbestos tragedy was avoidable; improved compensation and medical supervision; prevention of further contamination. A total of 28 proposals based on eight broad themes are presented.
Descriptors (primary) compensation of occupational diseases; economic aspects; asbestos; France
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; report; asbestos removal; criminal liability; role of government; responsibilities; substitution
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Economic aspects
Workers' compensation
Criminal liability in OSH