Management of Accidents Working Group

  • Alessandro di Domenico
  • A. Essam Radwan
Part of the Nato · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 16)


This chapter contains some of the results of Pilot Study “Dioxin Problems, a project concerning the international exchange of information on polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), dibenzofurans (PCDFs), and related chemicals. The project was undertaken by the Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society (CCMS) of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In addition to the major objective, secondary goals included assistance in identification of knowledge voids and reduction of research program duplication. Several NATO-member nations participated in the project. They were: Canada, Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Other participants were international organizations as well as representatives of industrial trade associations and nongovernmental environmental groups.


Diethylene Glycol Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Porphyria Cutanea Tarda Industrial Accident Cleanup Worker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro di Domenico
    • 1
  • A. Essam Radwan
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratorio di Tossicologia Comparata ed EcotossicologiaIstituto Superiore di SanitaRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringArizona State University TempeUSA

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