Introduction to the Charter of Rights Against Industrial Hazards: For Communities, Workers, and Protection of Their Environment
The world has now acquired ample experience of industrial and environmental hazards. Lessons must be learned from these experiences so that those who have died and suffered will not have done so entirely in vain. So judged the Third Tribunal on Industrial Hazards and Human Rights, after hearing evidence in Bhopal from the victims of the industrial disasters in October 1992. The Charter of Rights Against Industrial Hazards is based on a series of tribunals and aims to provide workers and communities with a common agenda.
environmental law, environmental protection, human rights, occupational hazards, occupational health and safety, united nations, workers’ rights
Citation: Social Justice Vol. 23, No. 4 (1996): 164-166