|Document ID (ISN)||65831|
|Convention or series no.
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz
||Health promotion in the skilled trades
||Gesundheitsförderung im Handwerk [in German]|
||Wirtschaftsverlag NW, Verlag für neue Wissenschaft GmbH., Postfach 10 11 10, Am Alten Hafen 113-115, 2850 Bremerhaven 1, Germany, 1992. 117p. Illus. Price: DEM 24.50.
||This document is devoted to OSH in small enterprises in the skilled trades. Part I is a report on an investigation of sickness absenteeism among employees of automobile repair establishments in Germany. With an average incidence of 4.45%, sickness absenteeism was lower than in other industries. Employees below the age of 25 were more often absent due to sickness but for fewer days than older employees over 50 years of age. Cardiovascular and musculoskeletal diseases were most prominent among older employees while injuries and respiratory diseases prevailed among younger ones. Part II consists of practical recommendations for OSH promotion in small enterprises in the skilled trades sector. In annex: sample questionnaire used in the study for Part I.
||small enterprises; Germany; motor vehicle industry; vehicle repair and servicing; sickness absenteeism
||respiratory diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; cardiovascular diseases; questionnaire survey; epidemiologic study; service stations and repair shops
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
||Metal production and metalworking
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Small and medium-sized enterprises
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry