Asbestos Convention

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Asbestos Convention, 1986
Parties to the convention
Signed 24 June 1986
Location Geneva
Effective 16 June 1989
Condition 2 ratifications
Ratifiers 35
Depositary Director-General of the International Labour Office
Languages French and English
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Asbestos Convention, 1986 is an International Labour Organization Convention, adopted at the 72nd session of the International Labour Conference.

It was established in 1986, with the preamble stating:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to safety in the use of asbestos,...


As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 35 states from all continents.

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