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Document ID (ISN)103532
CIS number 04-612
Year 2003
Convention or series no. Facts 46
Title Occupational safety and health in the education sector
Original title Arbejdsmilj° inden for uddannelsessektoren [in Danish]
Sicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz bei der Arbeit im Bildungssektor [in German]
Ē epaggelmatikḗ asfßleia kai ugeÝa ston klßdo tēs ekpaÝdeusēs [in Greek]
La seguridad y la salud laborales en el sector de la ense˝anza [in Spanish]
T÷÷ohutus ja t÷÷tervishoid haridussektoris [in Estonian]
Arbetsmilj÷n i utbildningssektorn [in Swedish]
SÚcuritÚ et santÚ au travail dans le secteur de l'enseignement [in French]
Sicurezza e salute nel settore dell'istruzione [in Italian]
Veiligheid en gezondheid in het onderwijs [in Dutch]
Bezpieczeństwo i zdrowie w pracy w sektorze edukacji [in Polish]
A sa˙de e a seguranša no trabalho no sector da educašŃo [in Portuguese]
Varnost in zdravje pri delu v šolstvu [in Slovenian]
Opetusalan ty÷turvallisuus ja ty÷terveys [in Finnish]
Bibliographic information European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, http://osha.eu.int, 2003. 2p. 16 ref.
Internet access http://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/factsheets/46/view [in Multilingual]
Abstract Educational institutions can have the same hazards as any other workplace. However, the educational workplace is shared with students or pupils. These persons are also vulnerable, being young, inexperienced, and often ignorant of safety and health hazards. They can also be a hazard in themselves. Contents of this fact sheet on occupational safety and health in educational institutions: safety and health management; safe working environments; slips and trips; maintenance; fire and emergency planning; health and safety in laboratories and workshops; musculoskeletal disorders; stress; violence; bullying.
Descriptors (primary) European Union; plant safety and health organization; teaching; educational institutions
Descriptors (secondary) falls of persons; laboratories; children; bullying; fire hazards; slippery floors; data sheet; maintenance; premises; emergency organization; stress factors; young persons; violence; musculoskeletal diseases
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Violence and terrorism
Teaching and educational institutions
Bullying and mobbing