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Document ID (ISN)57660
CIS number 92-492
ISBN(s) 92-2-108068-4 (Eng.-I); 92-2-108069-2 (Eng.-II); 92-2-208068-8 (fr.-I); 92-2-208069-6 (fr.-II)
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Title Recent developments in the leather and footwear industry (Report I); Employment and working conditions and competitiveness in the leather and footwear industry (Report II)
Original title Evolution récente dans l'industrie du cuir et de la chaussure (Rapport I); L'emploi et les conditions de travail et la compétitivité dans l'industrie du cuir et de la chaussure (Rapport II) [in French]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1991. 101p. (I), 205p. (II). Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 17.50 (I), CHF 30.00 (II).
Abstract Report I and II prepared by the Sectoral Activities Programme of the International Labour Office (ILO) for the 4th Tripartite Technical Meeting for the Leather and Footwear Industry (1992). Contents of Report I: Recent developments in the industry and section on working conditions and training. Action taken in various countries in the light of conclusions and resolutions adopted at previous meetings. Information on the application of OSH regulations, measures taken to protect workers against harmful substances, control of environmental pollution. Discussion of ILO activities in the industry. Report II: General trends in production and trade; factors affecting international competitiveness; employment trends; conditions of work. A section on workers' health and safety looks at risk assessment and monitoring, process organisation, mechanical and chemical hazards and accidents.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; shoe industry; leather goods industry; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) report; noise level; machinery guarding regulations; chemical hazards; mechanical hazards; hazard evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Leather, fur and footwear
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Footwear, leather and fur industry