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Paragraphs in "Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents" coded as DESCR

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Pre.1 The General Conference of the International Labour Organization,
Pre.2 Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its 80th Session on 2 June 1993, and
Pre.3 Noting the relevant international labour Conventions and Recommendations and, in particular, the Occupational Safety and Health Convention and Recommendation, 1981, and the Chemicals Convention and Recommendation, 1990, and stressing the need for a global and coherent approach, and
Pre.4 Noting also the ILO Code of practice on the Prevention of major industrial accidents, published in 1991, and
Pre.5 Having regard to the need to ensure that all appropriate measures are taken to:
Pre.6.a (a) prevent major accidents;
Pre.7.b (b) minimize the risks of major accidents;
Pre.8.c (c) minimize the effects of major accidents, and
Pre.9 Considering the causes of such accidents including organizational errors, the human factor, component failures, deviation from normal operational conditions, outside interference and natural forces, and
Pre.10 Having regard to the need for cooperation, within the International Programme on Chemical Safety, between the International Labour Organization, the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Health Organization, as well as with other relevant intergovernmental organizations, and
Pre.11 Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the prevention of major industrial accidents, which is the fourth item on the agenda of the session, and
Pre.12 Having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an international Convention;
Pre.13 adopts this twenty-second day of June of the year one thousand nine hundred and ninety-three the following Convention, which may be cited as the Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Convention, 1993.