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Study of the Economic and Social Committee on health and environmental hazards arising from the use of asbestos. CES 230/79 final, 22 February 1979

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EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY EUROPEAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMUNITY ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE Brussels, 22 February 1979 Study of the Economic and Social Committee on health and environmental hazards arising from the use of asbestos Rapporteurs: Mr. Eboli and Mr. Piga CES 230/79 PKK/as __ _:______.--· II. III. __..~·- . ..---- ~ -- ~----. -------- . - I CONTENTS' -·----'- / / / / II\fTRODUCTION ..... , ••••••••• , .................. . NATURE AND USES OF ASBESTOS •••••••••••.•••••. DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH ASBESTOS; RELEVANT STATISTICS •••••• , •••••••• , ••••••••••••••••••• 1 2 9 IV. PROTECTION OF THE WORKER AND THE POPULATION Arr LARGE •••••••• ~ • , •• , •••• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 17 a) lliember State- Legislation . • . • . . • . • . . • . • • • . . 17 b) Measures taken by Industry to minimize the Risk from the Use of Asbestos ••.•.•••. 18 c) Steps to eliminate the Risk due to Asbestos ••••••••••••••••.•.••••••.••••..•• 20 d) Maximum Concentrations ••••••••••••••••.••• 25 - For the Worker ........... , . • • • . • • • . • • . • • • 25 -For the Public at·Large •••••.•••• , .••••• 27 V. CONCLUSIONS • , •••••••••••• , • , •••••••••••• , • • • • 28 APPENDIX I APPENDIX II APPENDIX III APPENDIX IV -~· // APPENDIX V CES 230/79 en ------.. -- --~- . -~' .. ,, -----------~-------' , .... ' ,, •., .. ; .. -·· .. ~ . . :.:1 ,~-~·-·':" ~ . ~· . ......... Y :..}")_c . .:£".}.:·!· -,.._;: ·.,. ·.· i,.J - 1 - I. INTRODUCTION At its meeting on 8 February 1977, the Bureau of the Section for Protection .of the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Affairs di.scussed what matters might be suggested to the .--~ ·_:: ESC Bureau for inclusion on the general programme of own-initiative, worl<. At its meeting on 10 May 1977, the Section decided on its suggestions for priority own-initiat

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