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Document ID (ISN)58376
CIS number 92-1194
Year 1991
Convention or series no. SUVA 44031
Author(s) Hńfliger K.
Title Eye injuries due to occupational accidents - Causes and recommendations
Original title Les lÚsions oculaires dues aux accidents du travail. Causes et recommandations [in French]
Gli infortuni oculari sul lavoro: Cause e raccomandazioni [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Caisse nationale suisse d'assurance en cas d'accidents, SÚcuritÚ au travail, Case postale, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, June 1991. 47p. Illus.
Abstract Statistics on eye injuries in Switzerland in 1986-1988. Causes of accidents are analysed with respect to the activity carried at the time accidents occur, how they occur and what kind of foreign element is involved. Direct and indirect costs are studied. Annexes: statistical evaluation of accidents reported according to the class of risk (abrasive operations; metalworking; wood, cork products, plastics, paper and graphic art; textiles; chemical industry, food industry; construction and forestry; transport; trade; power production and distribution; offices).
Descriptors (primary) statistics; eye injuries; safe working methods; face and eye protection
Descriptors (secondary) printing industry; data sheet; trade and warehousing; wood; abrasive operations; logging and forestry operations; office work; construction industry; power generation and distribution; transport industry; metalworking industry; food industry; textile industry; paper and paper products industry; leather and fur industries; cost of accidents; chemical industry
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Face and eye protection