OH&S and sustainable development in Papua New Guinea

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Eddington, Ian. 2005. "OH&S and sustainable development in Papua New Guinea." SEFTI 2005. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 05 - 08 Oct 2005
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OH&S and sustainable development in Papua New Guinea

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AuthorEddington, Ian
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 2005 Conference of the Occupational Health and Safety Association of Papua New Guinea (SEFTI 2005)
Number of Pages18
Year2005
Conference/EventSEFTI 2005
Event Details
SEFTI 2005
Event Date
05 to end of 08 Oct 2005
Event Location
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Abstract

Recently released tables are used to profile Papua New Guinea’s sustainable development condition and the status of occupational health and safety within that condition. Impressions emerging from the profiling process are checked and balanced against the stated views of the government of Papua New Guinea. In general the profiling process and the government views complement each other and reveal that significant and entrenched difficulties are presently being faced by Papua New Guinea on its journey through nationhood. The complex and substantial nature of these difficulties is acknowledged and even in the face of these difficulties some qualified countervailing suggestions are made.

Keywordsoccupational health and safety; sustainable development; Papua New Guinea
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020440499. Development studies not elsewhere classified
350505. Occupational and workplace health and safety
440703. Economic development policy
Byline AffiliationsAustralian Graduate School of Business
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