Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos – Institute of State and Law Cela – Center for Legal Advices

Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos – Institute of State and Law Cela – Center for Legal Advices
This study was prepared by the Center of Legal Advice – Institute of State and Law, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. The study provides a review of the legal and institutional frameworks designed to regulate chrysotile (white asbestos, henceforth referred to as “chrysotile”) in eight different countries. The findings of the study will contribute information...
Economic impact of chrysotile ban – Case study of asbestos cement roofsheet in Vietnam

Economic impact of chrysotile ban – Case study of asbestos cement roofsheet in Vietnam

The ban of chrysotile presents economic impacts on users, workers, corporates and Vietnamese government. AC roofsheet is an optimal choice for the low-income consumer group, especially that in rural and mountainous areas and areas frequently hit by natural disasters. Based on the research of Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), it proposes the following solutions...

National Profile on Asbestos – Related Occupational Health 2009 – 2011

National Profile on Asbestos – Related Occupational Health 2009 – 2011
With support of Ministry of Health and Welfare of Japan through WHO and with assignment of Vietnam Health Environment Management Agency (VIHEMA) the National Institute of Labour Protection (NILP) has set up the National Profile on Asbestos – Related Occupational Health (NPAROH). It will help Vietnamese Government to have data on asbestos sufficiently and accurately....