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Document ID (ISN)107291
CIS number 07-1257
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Title An introduction to the WISE programme - 1) Materials handling and storage; 2) Workstation design; 3) Machine safety; 4) Control of hazardous substances; 5) Lighting; 6) Work-related welfare facilities; 7) Work premises; 8) Work organization
Original title Introduction au programme WISE - 1) Manutention et stockage; 2) Aménagement des postes de travail; 3) Sécurité des machines; 4) Contrôle des matières dangereuses; 5) Eclairage; 6) Installations de bien-être au travail; 7) Aménagement des lieux de travail; 8) Organisation du travail [in French]
Presentación del programa WISE - 1) Almacenamiento y la manipulación de materiales; 2) Diseño de los puestos de trabajo; 3) Uso más eficiente de sus máquinas; 4) Mejor control de las sustancias peligrosas; 5) Mejor iluminación; 6) Servicios de bienestar; 7) Establecimientos industriales; 8)Organización del trabajo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, [c2007]. 16p. Illus. + eight 6p. leaflets.
Internet access (8 pdf modules) [in English]
Abstract The WISE method (Work Improvements in Small Enterprises) is a programme developed by the ILO to assist small and medium-sized enterprises in improving working conditions and productivity using simple, effective and affordable techniques that provide direct benefits to employers and workers. This collection of documents includes a booklet presenting the method, the training programmes and examples of implementation of the method in Haiti, the Philippines and Mongolia. A series of eight leaflets (training modules) explains the application of the method in various fields of occupational safety and health or working conditions improvement.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; ILO; plant safety and health organization; developing countries; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; lighting; welfare facilities; work organization; workplace design; safe working methods; ergonomics; storage; manual handling; premises; chemical products; machinery
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Small and medium-sized enterprises
OSH in developing countries