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Document ID (ISN)68923
CIS number 97-424
ISBN(s) 92-2-109438-3
Year 1996
Convention or series no. Your Health and Safety at Work
Author(s) Rosskam E.
Bureau of Workers' Activities
Title Your body at work
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1996. viii, 27p. Illus. Price: CHF 5.00 (for the collection: CHF 50.00).
Internet access 97-0424.pdf [in English]
Abstract This training manual surveys chemical, physical, biological and psychological hazards in the workplace ad how they affect the human body. In addition, the hazards of non-application of ergonomic principles are also covered. Main topics: routes of entry (inhalation, absorption, ingestion); effects of toxic substances (local, systemic, acute and chronic); role of the health and safety representative. In annex: exercise on various commonplace hazards and how to combat them.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; chemical hazards; training material; biological hazards; physical hazards; psychological effects
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; training manuals; routes of entry
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Biological hazards
OSH training