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Document ID (ISN)106585
CIS number 07-706
ISSN - Serial title 0829-0369 - Travail et santé
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Charlot E., Nadeau S., Kenné J.P.
Title Impact of the safety locking of machines on the risk of accidents and production costs
Original title Impact du contrôle du cadenassage sur les risques d'accidents et les coûts de la production [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep. 2006, Vol.22, No.3, p.48-52.Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Contents of this article on the safety locking of machines: accident risks faced by maintenance workers in the absence of machine locking; disconnection methods; protection against the inadvertent start of machines; summary of the findings of a study on the cost implications of safety locking that takes into account both accident risks and productivity losses due to machine down time.
Descriptors (primary) economic aspects; locking for safety; mechanical hazards
Descriptors (secondary) work efficiency; injuries; accident absenteeism; maintenance
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Safety supervision
Economic aspects