|Document ID (ISN)||101069|
|Convention or series no.
||IDICT Série Informação Técnica 14
||Ferreira M.J., Melo J.L., Neves A., Stokler C.
||The shoemaking industry - Occupational safety and health manual
||Indústria do calçado - Manual de prevenção [in Portuguese]|
||Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Inspecção das Condições de Trabalho (IDICT), Lisboa, Portugal, June 2001. 119p. Illus. 40 ref. Price: EUR 6.23.
||This manual presents an analysis of hazards in the shoe industry, as well as the necessary prevention measures. The various steps involved in shoe manufacture are described (cutting, sewing, mounting and finishing), and the hazards (mechanical, electrical, chemical and thermal, respirable dust, noise, fire, lighting) are evaluated in terms of their effects on exposed workers. Preventive measures (training and information, signalling, personal protective equipment, collective protection) are specified, together with the role of safety and health services. A glossary and applicable legislation are appended.
||Portugal; training material; shoe industry; safe working methods
||training manuals; hazard evaluation; personal protective equipment; safety and health training; risk factors; glossary; health hazards
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Portugal|
||Leather, fur and footwear
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Footwear, leather and fur industry