Occupational health

asbestos-related diseases (Outline for the development of national programmes for elimination of)

This document is intended to facilitate countries, particularly those that still use chrysotile asbestos, in establishing their national programmes for elimination of asbestos-related diseases. It also addresses countries' efforts to prevent asbestos-related diseases arising from exposure to the various forms of asbestos already in place and as a result of their use in the past.