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Document ID (ISN)31660
CIS number 79-1163
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hatch L.L., Rentos P.G., Godbey F.W., Schrems E.L.
Title Self-evaluation of occupational safety and health programs. Self-evaluation instrument - Electric utility industry.
Bibliographic information DHEW (NIOSH) Publications Nos.78-187 and 78-202, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA, Oct. 1978, 2 Vols., 109p. and 105p. Illus. 38 ref.
Abstract These 2 documents present the concept of self-assessment by management and workers to control the hazards in the workplace. Contents of the 1st document: setting goals and objectives; programme elements; staffing and organisation; techniques for employee involvement; budgeting; recordkeeping; inspection; safety priority setting; hazard control; incentives; preplacement medical examinations; medical surveillance; ergonomics; alcoholism and drug abuse; training; role of the supervisor in training; objective and subjective measures; activity measures; relative risk assessment; information and consultation sources. Lists, forms and worksheets are shown. The last part deals with workplace safety and health under the following heads: ventilation; lighting; the working environment; sanitation; personal protective equipment; hazardous operations; handling and storage of hazardous materials; toxicology; pressure changes; psychological hazards. The 2nd document contains 37 yes-no check lists for equipment, potential hazardous substances and operations to evaluate compliance with legislation and standards.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; safety programmes; electric power generation; evaluation of control measures
Descriptors (secondary) electric power distribution; check lists; hazard evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
Power generation and distribution
Safety programmes
Accident research