SOME ISSUES ON SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK IN RELATION TO THE BIOLOGICAL MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE TREATMENT
© IWWG International Waste Working Group (10/2007)
This work is structured in several phases according to a logical procedure of risk evaluation and treatment of biological municipal solid waste treatment plants. At first, there is a presentation of the objectives of our study: assessment of occupational risks, of the following consequences on health and of measures to adopt in order to reduce risk. Then, following the analysis of the existing plants (type and number of plants, technological cycles, and selection of plants according to the local environmental policies and to the diversified evolution at the geographical level); some measures of risk-reduction and prevention and protection systems have been supplied.
REACH Meets Business: Lessons Learned in REACH Impact Assessments
© Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (6/2005)
Impact assessments and strategic partnerships for testing a legislative proposal under real life conditions are very important elements in the legislative process to support the initiative of the European institutions for “better law making”. Identifying the mechanisms and the impact of a new legislative act on those parties directly affected by it should not only be used as facile justification “ex post” but as a tool to check the workability and effectiveness of the proposed legal text.
Review of Compliance under the Aarhus Convention: a Rather Unique Compliance Mechanism
© Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (2/2005)
The importance and character of the UN/ECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention or Convention) is underpinned by its provisions on the review of compliance (Article 15). The compliance provisions of the Convention are closely connected with the specific nature of the Convention.