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Document ID (ISN)46906
CIS number 86-1766
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Title A minimum safety programme: a practical guide to the basic requirements for a Safety Programme
Bibliographic information Safety Concepts Pty. Ltd., 1st Floor, 28 Grose Street, North Parramatta, NSW 2151, Australia, 1985. 20p. Illus. Price: Aus$4.00.
Abstract This practical guide outlines the basic features of an effective safety programme in enterprises, particularly in small businesses with 50 employees or less. Aspects covered include the allocation of responsibilities (the Senior Manager having the major responsibility), the establishment of Health and Safety Committees, the introduction of a safety inspection system and a hazard correction system, the planning of adequate first aid facilities, informing employees of their safety responsibilities, information on worker's compensation, control of potentially harmful substances and the keeping of statistics.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; safety programmes; plant safety organization
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid organization; responsibilities of employers; Australia; harmful substances; information of personnel; workmen's compensation; safety checks; safety and health committees; manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Small and medium-sized enterprises
Safety programmes