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Document ID (ISN)38164
CIS number 82-1469
ISBN(s) 2-903540-06-3
Year 1981
Convention or series no. Collection outils et méthodes - Fiche 2
National Conservatory of Arts and Sciences, Laboratory of Occupational Physiology and Ergonomics (Conservatoire national des arts et métiers, Laboratoire de physiologie du travail et d'ergonomie)
Title Conditions of work and safety
Original title Conditions de travail et sécurité [in French]
Bibliographic information Agence nationale pour l'amélioration des conditions de travail, 16-20 rue Barbès, 92120 Montrouge, France. 1981. 35p. Illus. 38 ref.
Abstract Teaching aid booklet for training workers to analyse their own work situation. Information on French regulations: definition of commuting accidents and occupational accidents; employer's liability (civil, criminal); powers of Labour Inspectorate; role of plant safety and health committee (recent legislation). Statistics (frequency and severity rates); accident investigations and research on accident causality (machinery, products, environment, work organisation, human error). Analysis of accidents and occupational diseases; OSH activities. Personal protective equipment (PPE): adaptation to the job; nuisance factors and fatigue; increased (or different) hazards which may arise due to wearing PPE; efficacy of PPE; sizes, comfort, personal hygiene, wear and tear, economic aspects.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; analysis of accident causes; commuting accidents; personal protective equipment; France
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; protective gloves; responsibilities of employers; face and eye protection; safety helmets; safety and health committees; compilation of statistics; frequency rates; severity rates; fall arresters; legislation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Accident research
Personal protection