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Document ID (ISN)42124
CIS number 84-1145
ISBN(s) 0-11-883723-0
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive (United Kingdom)
Title Plastics, leather and footwear - Health and safety 1976-82
Bibliographic information H.M. Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1V 6HB, United Kingdom, 1983. 38p. Illus. 24 ref. Price: ú4.00.
Abstract A survey of OSH developments in the British industries of: plastics converting (moulding machines, expanded polystyrene machines); footwear (revolution presses, solvents, footwear machinery, cutting presses, attaching and laminating machines; exposure to dust, solvents, isocyanates, noise, high-frequency radiations); leather goods (tannery drums, multi-roller leather machines, tanning processes, leather finishing, dyestuffs, anthrax, leather dust). Accident statistics, by industry, cause and geographical region, are shown.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; United Kingdom; shoe industry; plastics converting industry; leather goods industry; statistics
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; analysis of accident causes; noise; radiofrequency radiation; isocyanates; organic solvents; dyes; respirable dust; moulding of plastics; finishing (textiles, leather); tanning; anthrax
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Leather, fur and footwear
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Footwear, leather and fur industry
Bacterial and parasitic diseases