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Policy options in the regulation of asbestos-related health hazards

Tuohy, Carolyn J.

Policy options in the regulation of asbestos-related health hazards

a study

by Tuohy, Carolyn J.

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Published by The Commission in [Ontario] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario.
    • Subjects:
    • Asbestos -- Safety regulations -- Ontario.,
    • Asbestos -- Law and legislation -- Ontario.,
    • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- Ontario.,
    • Asbestos -- Government policy -- Ontario.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Carolyn J. Tuohy, Michael J. Trebilcock for the Royal Commission on Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario.
      SeriesStudy series / Royal Commission on Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario ;, no. 3, Study series (Royal Commission on Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario) ;, no. 3.
      ContributionsTrebilcock, M. J., Royal Commission on Matters of Health and Safety Arising from the Use of Asbestos in Ontario.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKEO671 .T86 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3105580M
      ISBN 100774370432
      LC Control Number82212146

        Asbestos Exposure and Health Hazards From the s to the early s, asbestos was one of the most common materials used in the United States. Asbestos was prominently used in many industries due to its natural fire resistance, sound absorption, and insulation properties. In some industries (e.g., tobacco), self-regulation has been an abject failure, but in others (e.g., forestry and marine fisheries), it has been more successful. We examined food industry self-regulation in the context of other self-regulatory successes and failures and defined 8 standards that should be met if self-regulation is to be effective.

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