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1992

CIS 94-430 Convention on the transboundary effects of industrial accidents [United Nations]
Convention sur les effets transfrontières des accidents industriels [Nations Unies] [in French]
This Convention was adopted in Helsinki, Finland, on 17 March 1992. It concerns the prevention of, preparedness for and response to industrial accidents capable of causing transboundary effects. Articles in the convention include: the need to take appropriate preventive measures; decision-making on siting of new hazardous activities; emergency preparedness; information to and participation of the public; industrial accident notification systems; response measures; mutual assistance; exchange of technology. Further details are provided in the annexes which include a list of categories of hazardous substances and named substances along with their threshold quantities.
United Nations Publications Sales, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 1992. 36p.