European Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System report for Ireland 1999

DOH report imageThe EHLASS survey was set up in April 1986 as a five-year demonstration project.  The objective was to monitor home and leisure accidents in a harmonised manner, throughout the EU, to determine their causes, the circumstances of their occurrence, their consequences and, most importantly, to provide information on consumer products involved. Armed with accurate information, it was felt that consumer policy could be directed at the most serious problems and the best use could be made of available resources

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