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Document ID (ISN)58355
CIS number 92-1270
Year 1991
Convention or series no. Working Paper No. WP/91/27/EN
Author(s) Reis M.
Title Education and training relating to hazardous wastes in Portugal
Bibliographic information European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Loughlinstown House, Shankill, Co. Dublin, Ireland, 1991. 51p. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract This study examines the education and training provision and needs of personnel involved in all aspects of hazardous waste management in Portugal: hazardous waste treatment/disposal and transportation, clean-up of contaminated sites, regulation of hazardous waste management and emergency services. Background information on hazardous waste management is also summarised, including definitions and statistics, principal disposal routes and waste management practices, and a brief discussion of legislative requirements concerning education and training. Specific training needs are identified.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; Portugal; safety and health training; vocational training; European Communities
Descriptors (secondary) report; transport of materials; questionnaire survey; information of personnel; pollution control; legislation; responsibilities; emergency services
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union; Portugal
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
OSH training