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Document ID (ISN)102392
CIS number 03-1425
Year 2004
Convention or series no. Fiche d'action 2/04
Title Falls and trips
Original title Chutes et faux pas [in French]
Bibliographic information PREVENT, rue Gachard 88, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, 2004. 4p. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract Falls of persons represent 26.5% of occupational accidents. 18.7% of these falls are falls on the level. Contents of this information leaflet on the prevention of falls, slips and trips: legal aspects (workplace layout, danger signalling, foot protection, ladders and mobile stairways); prevention of falls within the enterprise (workplace design, analysis of processes and internal traffic flows, signalling of obstacles); prevention of foot diseases and lesions (work posture, work shoes, safety shoes); stepladders, steps and ladders; examples of poor excuses for not wearing safety shoes.
Descriptors (primary) falls of persons; plant safety and health organization; safety shoes; Belgium
Descriptors (secondary) flooring; standing posture; ladders; foot; safety guides; non-slip soles; falls on the level; data sheet; hazard identification
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Foot and leg protection