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WFBSC secures observer status at UN Commission

Published 11th December, 2011 by Neil Nixon

WFBSC secures observer status at UN Commission

On 8 December, the World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) secured observer status at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe GHS sub-committee in Geneva. This sub-committee is responsible for global policy on the regulation of chemical products, including cleaning chemicals.

Speaking after the meeting, Andrew Large, executive vice president of the World Federation, said: “The WFBSC is delighted that its application for observer status has been approved. This represents a step change improvement in our ability to represent the interests of global cleaning employers. We look forward to engaging with the UN sub-committee in the coming months to ensure that the position of downstream cleaning chemical users is fully understood by the
regulatory authorities.”

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