Presentation on theme: "PRESENT STATUS ON The GHS Implementation in Cambodia CAMBODIA REPRESENTATIVE : KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA NATION RELIGION KING GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation."— Presentation transcript:
PRESENT STATUS ON The GHS Implementation in Cambodia CAMBODIA REPRESENTATIVE : KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA NATION RELIGION KING GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond May, 2007 In Jakarta, Indonesia 6 Mr. Pichhara PHET Mr. Choun KHLAUK Mr. Choun KHLAUK Mr. Simona BUNTUON Mr. Simona BUNTUON Mr. Ritty HUOT Mr. Ritty HUOT ASEANUNITAR ILO SWISSEU OPCW NADFC
CONTENT 1.Background 2.Chemicals Hazard Communication and GHS Implementation in Cambodia 3.Future Plan for GHS Implementation
1- BACKGROUND Cambodia only import and use, but not produce chemicals.Cambodia only import and use, but not produce chemicals. Like other countries, Cambodia has increasingly demanded for chemicals use.Like other countries, Cambodia has increasingly demanded for chemicals use. In Cambodia, these chemicals are divided into 10-group :In Cambodia, these chemicals are divided into 10-group : Fertilizers Pesticides Pesticides Pharmaceutical component Pharmaceutical component Raw industrial chemicals Raw industrial chemicals Metal and metal compound products Metal and metal compound products Mineral fuel and petroleum Consumer use of chemicals Consumer use of chemicals Chemicals for LAB Chemicals for LAB Chemicals waste Chemicals waste POPs POPs
1- BACKGROUND – Cont- Chemicals provided advantage to our life, but at the same time cause adverse affect directly or in directly to human and envt-. The RC pays great attention in mitigating and protecting human health and in order to achieve NMDG. Cambodia support Agenda 21 and signed many conventions.
2- Chemicals Hazard Communication and the GHS Implementation in Cambodia The management of chemical is basing on the role and responsibility of the institutions regulate by the Govt- ordinance. The Gont- ministries involved in chemical mangement are : MoE, MoC, MoAFF, MoItn, MoIME, MoH, and MoEF. GHS in a new concept for Cambodia and just introduced since mid 2006.
2- Chemicals Hazard Communication and GHS Implementation in Cambodia –Cont - The understanding of the GHS issue among policy makers, Gont- official and stakeholder is still limited. The approach to chemicals hazard communication, classification and labeling of chemicals is carried out somehow in a fairly random manner. No specific legal instrument for the chemicals safety and chemicals hazard communication. There is no specific act for the GHS Classification.
3- Future Plan for GHS Implementation Training activities and workshop : – Existing legal instrument related to GHS. – Chemicals classification. – Label and Safety Datasheet (SDSs) – Emergency response, and – Monitoring of GHS implementation. Development of legislation for GHS implementation. Capacity building and awareness raising : Legal instrument :
3- Future Plan for GHS Implementation -cont- Development of sectoral GHS implementation plan. Development of national strategy for GHS implementation in the country. Strengthening the cooperation and coordination and information sharing between Government institution and stakeholder. Strategy Approach for GHS implementation : Coordination and cooperation :