ABREA - Brazilian Association of the Exposed to Asbestos - BRAZIL
ROTTERDAM CONVENTION: 3rd TIME LUCKY? by Laurie Kazan-Allen/2006
Brazil’s Position on Chrysotile – No Position! by Fernanda Giannasi
ETERNIT CONDEMNED IN CLASS ACTION
The situation of abandoned asbestos mines in Brazil Following the trail of mineral activities and their negative social and environmental impacts: The Jaramataia case in Alagoas
Author: Fernanda Giannasi, 2004
Asbestos in Brazil
Fernanda Giannasi, Paulo Gilvane Lopes Pena
Call for an International Ban on Asbestos
To eliminate the burden of disease and death that is caused worldwide by exposure to asbestos, The Collegium Ramazzini calls for an immediate ban on all mining and use of asbestos. To be effective, the ban must be international in scope and must be enforced in every country in the world.
ASBESTOS MAGNATE TO ENVIRONMENTAL GURU: THE MORPHING OF STEPHAN SCHMIDHEINY
Schmidheiny uses his "philanthropic" interests in Latin America to create the impression that he has invented a new environmental paradigm based on the slogans "Eco-Efficiency" by Daniel Berman
THE EUROPEAN ASBESTOS SEMINAR
against ICOH and why Brazil Should
Not Host the ICOH Congress in 2003
Text by HSE-Health and
"Brazil - where the nuts(and gaskets) come from: A tale of international co-operation."
Your money or your life
Letter of the Flemming Hansen (Health and Safety Coordinator Construction Workers of Copenhagen, Denmark) for Shareholders of St GobainHealth
General Principles of conduct and action for the Saint-Gobain Group.
Manifestation marks day of the Victims of Accidents and Diseases of the Work
Multinational Monitor - April 2003 - VOLUME 24 - NUMBER 4
Dresden Declaration on the Protection
of Workers against Asbestos
In 2000 an Asbestos Session initiated by the Senior Labour Inspectors' Committee (SLIC) on the hazards caused by handling of asbestos at work, was held in Sweden, Spain, the UK and France. The report of this Session initiated the Asbestos Conference 2003 in Dresden. Also in 2003 the revised European Union (EU) Asbestos Directive was adopted. In this context, the European Asbestos Conference in Dresden makes the following declaration.
asbestos victims gasp for justice
By Gibby Zobel in São Paulo, Brazil
ALJAZEERA - NEWS GLOBAL
Monday 20 October 2003, 9:25 Makka Time, 6:25 GMT
Baptista Momi was a loyal factory worker for 32 years.
“I was proud of the company, they paid a good salary," he says of his bosses at Eternit.
But the company was using asbestos in its products. Now aged 71, Joao is debilitated by asbestosis, the disease caused by toxic fibres blocking his lungs.
The epidemic is still to peak and we need more research to manage it
Brazil’s asbestosis ‘star’ to step into global limelight
Global Asbestos Congress 2004 in Tokyo
November 19-21,2004, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan 21 November 2004
The Participants of the
Global Asbestos Congress 2004 in Tokyo (GAC2004) gathering from 40 countries and
regions all over the world from 19-21, November 2004, issue the following appeal
to governments, organizations, groups and people in view of the devastating
health effects of all forms of asbestos, a proven carcinogen. Highlighting
international initiatives for eliminating asbestos risks, participants agree to
take urgent action to intensify these initiatives.
The Participants of the Global Asbestos Congress 2004 in Tokyo (GAC2004) gathering from 40 countries and regions all over the world from 19-21, November 2004, issue the following appeal to governments, organizations, groups and people in view of the devastating health effects of all forms of asbestos, a proven carcinogen. Highlighting international initiatives for eliminating asbestos risks, participants agree to take urgent action to intensify these initiatives.
by FERNANDA GIANNASI and ANNIE THÉBAUD-MONY
published at the INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, 1997; 3:150-157
Asbestos Disease in Brazil and the Building of Counter-Powers: A Study in Health, Work, and Gender
by L. Scavone, F. Giannasi, & A. Thébaud-Mony
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