Legislation banning asbestos use and providing safeguards to protect Ukrainians from deadly workplace exposures took effect on October 1. This brings Ukraine into harmony with European Union member states.
There has been a very significant decrease in the asbestos roof sheet market in Vietnam in the past 10 years.
Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA prepared this factsheet as an information resource for policy dialogue for the elimination of asbestos-related diseases.
A thought-provoking forum was held in Sydney on August 24 about the global campaign to stop diseases caused by silica and asbestos.
The Cambodian government has released details about how a proposed asbestos ban will come into effect, including details for action, a timeline for a ban and management of related issues.