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Document ID (ISN)73741
CIS number 99-1496
ISSN - Serial title 1048-2911 - New Solutions
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Veleva V.
Title Meeting the challenge of privatization: Its impact on occupational health and safety, public health and environmental protection
Bibliographic information 1998, Vol.8, No.4, p.415-449. Illus.
Abstract Summarizes the proceedings of the 9th Annual Symposium on Environment and Occupational Health during Societal Transition in Central and Eastern Europe held in June 1998 in Budapest, Hungary. Topics discussed: global issues of privatization, international and European standards and programmes, cooperation among trade union federations, legislative and policy changes since democratization and their impact on the environment and health and safety. The main challenge was to draw out strategies for improvement and define the role of trade unions, universities, non-governmental organizations, and occupational health and safety professionals in this complex process. Topics: asbestos cement industry; asbestos; case study; conference; Eastern Europe; environment; health hazards; industrial organization; international agreements; legal aspects; pesticides; petroleum and natural gas industry; pollution control; printing industry; role of government; role of private bodies; role of workers organizations; transition economies.
Descriptors (primary) Eastern Europe; industrial organization; transition economies; pollution control; environment
Descriptors (secondary) printing industry; role of private bodies; legal aspects; case study; asbestos; pesticides; conference; role of government; role of workers' organizations; petroleum and natural gas industry; asbestos cement industry; international agreements; health hazards
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Pollution control