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Document ID (ISN)108197
CIS number 08-619
ISBN(s) 978-84-95463-47-0
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ministerio de sanidad y consumo
Title Health and working conditions in the transport of goods by road
Original title Salud y condiciones de trabajo en el transporte de mercancías por carretera [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Escuela Nacional de Medicina del Trabajo, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, 2007. 240p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.isciii.es/htdocs/centros/medicinadeltrabajo/pdf/Salud_y_Condiciones_de_Trabajo_Transporte_de_Mercancias_por_Carretera.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This publication presents the findings of a questionnaire survey on the state of health and conditions of work in the sector of the transport of goods by road carried out in Spain in 2005, with the participation of 1129 employed or self-employed truck drivers. Furthermore, based on the responses, an analysis was carried out of the factors influencing health in this sector, together with a study of safety and health organization and protective measures implemented within the enterprises. The questionnaire is included in an appendix.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; state of health; road transport; conditions of work; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; physical workload; musculoskeletal diseases; drivers; plant safety and health organization; questionnaire survey; mental stress; social aspects; hours of work
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Transport of materials