1st Plenary Conference’s Report

1st Plenary Conference’s Report

The volume First Plenary Conference. Industrially Contaminated Sites and Health Network (ICSHNet, COST Action IS1408). Istituto Superiore di Sanità. Rome, October 1-2, 2015. Proceedings is now available online. 

It focuses on:

  1. Action’s framework, objectives, tasks and goals, the principal challenges for science and policy posed by Industrially Contaminated Sites (ICSs), and the progress in the management of ICSs in Europe,
  2. methodological issues related to the impact of ICSs, including exposure assessment, environmental burden of disease, integrated environmental health impact, ecological public health, residential cohorts and geographic epidemiological studies based on a priori evaluation of the scientific evidence,
  3. 17 European case studies from participating countries, describing environmental health assessments, human biomonitoring surveys, risk management and remediation activities related to ICSs.

This report should be quoted as follows:

Pasetto R, Iavarone I (Ed.). First Plenary Conference. Industrially Contaminated Sites and Health Network (ICSHNet, COST Action IS1408). Istituto Superiore di Sanità. Rome, October 1-2, 2015. Proceedings. Roma: Istituto Superiore di Sanità; 2016. (Rapporti ISTISAN 16/27).

Further information on the First Plenary Conference.


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