|Document ID (ISN)||73743|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1048-2911 - New Solutions
|Convention or series no.
||Dodic-Fikfak M., Kristancic Z., Rahotina L., Vidic R.
||Case study: Slovenia - Asbestos valley
||1998, Vol.8, No.4, p.469-478. Illus.
||Events at the Salonit Anhovo asbestos cement factory in Slovenia that led to the banning of asbestos in Slovenia in 1996 are described. Two different perspectives are presented: the story of the company management which realized the risks of using asbestos and proposed its ban in Slovenia; and the story of the local non-governmental organization that first discovered the dangers of asbestos and began a long struggle to protect workers, community and the environment. Topics: asbestos cement industry; asbestos; breast cancer; cancer; case study; gastrointestinal cancer; industrial organization; lung cancer; mesothelioma; prohibition of use; rectal cancer; role of government; role of private bodies; role of workers organizations; Slovenia.
||Slovenia; asbestos; prohibition of use; asbestos cement industry; cancer
||mesothelioma; rectal cancer; role of private bodies; case study; role of workers' organizations; lung cancer; gastrointestinal cancer; breast cancer; role of government; industrial organization
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Slovenia|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Cement and concrete