Asbestos in drinking water

One of the primary goals of WHO and its member states is that “all people, whatever their stage of development and their social and economic conditions, have the right to have access to an adequate supply of safe drinking water.” A major WHO function to achieve such goals is the responsibility “to propose regulations, and to make recommendations with respect to international health matters ….”

A comparison of the risks from different materials containing asbestos

To provide further background information for the Commission to reach agreement on the risks from work with textured decorative coatings containing abestos (TCs); and to agree that a limit for sporadic and low intensity exposure should be included in the Regulations rather than the ACoP (in accordance with legal advice).

Air study – Industrial Hygiene Association of Asia

This report presents the results of the study on the condition of the problem of the scattering of Airborne Fiber (Chrysotile fiber) in the buildings in which the fiber containing material (ACM) is used generally , in particular, at monastery, school, residential building in Bangkok Metropolis and in the peripheral provinces. This was organized to be aware of the importance of monitoring the condition of use of Chrysotile roof tiles which may have impact on health owing to installation and dismantlement of the tiles in various buildings.