Dealing with Uncertain Risks—When to Apply the Precautionary Principle

@article{Salazar2006DealingWU,
  title={Dealing with Uncertain Risks—When to Apply the Precautionary Principle},
  author={Mary K. Salazar},
  journal={Workplace Health \& Safety},
  year={2006},
  volume={54},
  pages={11 - 13}
}
  • M. K. Salazar
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Political Science
  • Workplace Health & Safety
This quote, called the Rio Declaration, was pivotal in advancing the discussion about the precautionary principle. As a follow up to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, a group of scienti sts, policy makers, and environmental activists gathered in Racine, Wisconsin in 1998 to discu ss policies and principles for evaluating decisions that affect human health and the environment. The culmination of this meeting was the issuance of a consensus statement on the… 
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