OH&S and sustainable development in Papua New Guinea

Eddington, Ian (2005) OH&S and sustainable development in Papua New Guinea. In: SEFTI 2005, 5-8 Oct 2005, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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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.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: Mr Ian Eddington
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Economics and Resource Management
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:41
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: occupational health and safety; sustainable development; Papua New Guinea
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140202 Economic Development and Growth
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111705 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160505 Economic Development Policy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9102 Microeconomics > 910205 Industry Policy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/1396

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