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Document ID (ISN)102987
CIS number 03-1544
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Associazione Ambiente e Lavoro
Title Women's health and safety: Hazards in the textile, garment and leather industry
Original title Hygiène et sécurité des femmes: risques dans l'industrie du textile, de l'habillement et du cuir [in French]
Seguridad e higiene de la mujer: riesgos en la industria textil, confección y cuero [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information International Textile, Garment & Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF), 8 rue Joseph Stevens, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium, [c2004]. 34p. Illus. Free copy.
Abstract This manual, originally prepared by the Italian Working Environment Association, is aimed at the prevention of OSH problems among women in the garment and related industries. Contents: the textile sector; the garment sector; the leather goods and footwear sector; summary of major safety and health issues affecting women in these sectors; list of potentially harmful chemicals, with an indication of major risks associated with them.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; women; textile, garment and related trades workers; training material; leather goods industry; shoe industry; textile industry
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; law; list of chemical substances; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium; Italy
Subject(s) Textile and clothing industries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Footwear, leather and fur industry
OSH training