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Equipment most commonly refers to a set of tools or other objects commonly used to achieve a particular objective. Different jobs require different kinds of equipment.

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Organizations relating to Equipment

International Pesticide Applicators Association / Est. 1953
European Association of Air Heater Manufacturers / Est. 1995
International Medical Equipment Collaborative / Est. 1995
Arrangement Concerning Consultations Prior to the Installation in the Vicinity of the Frontiers of Permanent Stores of Explosive Substances for Civil Use / Est. 1950
International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices
Federation of European Petroleum Equipment Manufacturers / Est. 1953
Foundation for Woodstove Dissemination / Est. 1983
APPLiA - Home Appliance Europe / Est. 1959
Agreement on the Temporary Importation, Free of Duty, of Medical, Surgical and Laboratory Equipment for Use on Free Loan in Hospitals and other Medical Institutions for Purposes of Diagnosis or Treatment / Est. 1960
Foundation for Criheol Devices for India
European Association of Railway Equipment Manufacturers / Est. 1979
Committee for European Studies on Norms for Electronics / Est. 1961
Asian Network on Water Lifting Devices for Irrigation / Est. 1990
OPCW Equipment Store and Laboratory / Est. 1996
Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Professional Equipment / Est. 1961
European Conference of Radio and Electronic Equipment Associations / Est. 1985
School and Cultural Help and Equipment / Est. 1993
Independent European Programme Group / Est. 1976
International Production Amalgamation for Manufacturing Textile Technological Equipment / Est. 1973
Red Latinoamericana de Cocinas y Hornos Solares / Est. 1994
Institut des sciences et des techniques de l'équipement et de l'environnement pour le développement / Est. 1981
Network of Users of Scientific Equipment in Southern Africa / Est. 1989
AscdiNatd / Est. 1994
International Agreement Regarding the Maintenance of Certain Lights in the Red Sea / Est. 1962
The European Committee of Industrial Furnace and Heating Equipment Associations / Est. 1972

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World Problems relating to Equipment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Non-compliance of computer equipment to Year 2000 transition
Photosensitive epilepsy
Hazardous remnants of war
Inadequate medical facilities
Mechanical failure
Unavailability of construction equipment
Inequitable use of medical resources
Overdependence on household appliances
Threatened species of Furnariidae
Limited farm mechanization
Inadequate equipment
Unavailable road machinery
Health hazards of environmental electromagnetism
Excessive exposure to radiation from consumer goods and electronic devices
Religion as an opiate
Prohibitive cost of equipment maintenance
Lack of fire-fighting facilities
Inadequate sports equipment
Unreliability of equipment and machinery
Lack of specialized technology
Technological underdevelopment
Uncontrolled use of virtual reality equipment
Use of unsterilized equipment
Insufficient educational material
Errors in medical testing

Action Strategies relating to Equipment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Improving sanitation for the poor
Licensing equipment
Reducing amount of electronic scrap
Using cogeneration of electricity and heat
Generating biogas for fuel
Growing cash crops
Setting electronic standards
Developing improved cooking stoves
Improving hospital hygiene
Using technology
Installing boat docking structures
Recycling consumer appliances
Developing public service system
Promoting local production of solar cookers
Procuring modern irrigation equipment
Expanding regional cooperation on point source marine pollution from new installations
Installing local health services
Standardising regulations for electrical installations
Providing environmental monitoring equipment in development aid programmes
Preventing theft of computer equipment
Sharing essential community machinery
Improving reliability of equipment and machinery
Installing new technology
Procuring interior home equipment
Stipulating available range of production equipment

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