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Document ID (ISN)52547
CIS number 89-1514
ISSN - Serial title 0300-3329 - Sicherheitsingenieur
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Altmeyer H., Laturell M.
Title The importance of safety programmes for improving occupational safety
Original title Die Bedeutung von Sicherheitsprogrammen fŘr die Verbesserung der Arbeitssicherheit [in German]
Bibliographic information Jan. 1988, Vol.19, No.1, p.28-33. Illus.
Abstract Safety improvement efforts by the central maintenance division of the Saarbergwerke AG (Federal Republic of Germany) included: (1) determination of the causes and the location of past accidents in the company; (2) evaluation of employee recommendations for improving safety; (3) identifying necessary safety measures; (4) informing employees of new safety measures; (5) checking the effect of safety programmes. The importance of actively involving shop stewards and employees at all stages is stressed.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; mining industry; safety programmes
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; analysis of accident causes; safety planning; types of accident; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s)
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying
Safety programmes