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			Advisory Committee on Safety, Hygiene and Health Protection At Work - 




Estblished in 1974 to advise on problems and improvements in industrial safety and health in all industrial areas other than those controlled by the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC). 









 Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm





	
	
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ATMOSPHERE - Atmospheric Monitoring System for Protection of Health and Environment from Risky Emissions, an Atmospheric Pollution. An element of environment policy since the mid-1980s, with several directives on car emissions and industrial pollution. Future proposals include the introduction of a carbon tax. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Bridge Formula - A bridge protection formula used by federal and state governments to regulate the amount of weight that can be put on each of a vehicle's axles, and how far apart the axles (or groups of axles) must be to legally carry a given weight. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Conservation - The process through which systems, equipment and resources are maintained, improved, or replaced: conservation encompasses storage, maintenance, salvage, protection, reclamation, and preparation or modification for reuse.

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Conservation (1) - The protection of natural resources

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Data Management Standards - Data management standards will provide common definitions of the data elements, their attributes, relationships, data integrity constraints, and database access rules. This includes standards for system and data protection and security. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Office of the Secretary of Defense, United States Government "CALS Booklet"

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ENVIREG - A 1990 programme for encouraging regions to utilize resources for economic development more efficiently, within the context of environmental protection. Acronym: ENVIREG Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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HAZMAT - Hazardous materials, as classified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Transport of hazardous materials is strictly regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Acronym: HAZMAT Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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MAST - Marine Science and Technology, a 1989 initiative to improve knowledge, management and protection of the marine environment, and the development of new techniques for the exploitation of its resources. Acronym: MAST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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MEDSPA - Mediterranean Special Programme of Action, a 1991 initiative on the protection and improvement of the environment in the Mediterranean region. Acronym: MEDSPA Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Science and Technology for Environmental Protection - A 1989 initiative for research in a specified set of environmental areas. Acronym: STEP Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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STEP - See Science and Technology for Environmental Protection. Acronym: STEP Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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