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Document ID (ISN)48145
CIS number 87-951
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vandevyver B.
Title Working conditions in the shoe industry. Study in 4 factories
Original title Conditions de travail dans l'industrie de la chaussure - Etude dans quatre entreprises [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 1987, No.127, Note No.1626-127-87, p.199-215. Illus. 44 ref.
Abstract In order to improve working conditions in a particular sector, a sound knowledge of the hazards and stresses which characterise that sector is required. Therefore, several research teams carried out a survey of working conditions in 4 shoe factories. The survey comprised observation, workplace environment measurements and questionnaires, concentrating mainly on solvent exposure and ventilation, physical environmental stressors (noise and heat), stresses related to time and work organisation and workplace layout.
Descriptors (primary) noise; organic solvents; shoe industry; ventilation; thermal environment; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) workplace design; France
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Leather, fur and footwear
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold
Footwear, leather and fur industry
Noise
Ventilation