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Document ID (ISN)37431
CIS number 82-896
ISBN(s) 951-46-5991-0
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Title Nordic workshop on the International Occupational Safety and Health Hazard Alert System
Bibliographic information International Labour Office, 1211 GenÚve 22, Switzerland, Apr. 1981. 48p. Illus.
Abstract Report of the Workshop (Helsinki, 24-25 Mar. 1981), organised by the Nordic Council of Ministers, with the cooperation of the ILO. Items discussed were: nature of the Alert System, field of application (mechanical, physical, chemical, biological, physiological and psychosocial hazards), technical content, types and format of communications, experience of the experimental phase; role of designated bodies: receiving an alert, launching an alert; role of research institutes and employers' and workers' organisations in the Alert System. Annexes: criteria concerning the information (e.g. on carcinogens) to be entered in the Alert System; guidelines for dissemination of communications at the national level; list of participants.
Descriptors (primary) harmful physical agents; ILO; cooperation; biological hazards; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; role of employers' organizations; Nordic Countries; toxic substances; psychological effects; research establishments; role of workers' organizations; ongoing research; mechanical hazards; conference; health hazards
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards