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Document ID (ISN)69791
CIS number 97-1551
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Title Transport
Bibliographic information In: The Workplace (by Brune D. et al., eds), Scandinavian Science Publisher as, Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway, 1997, Vol.2, p.237-296. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract These four chapters in a major new survey of OSH examine health and safety issues in the transport industry: the working environment of professional lorry (truck), bus and taxi drivers (injuries and health, seating design, temperature, air quality, information exchange and processing, noise and vibration, field of vision and lights, crash worthiness, assault protection); railways (occupational risks, electrical safety, work at height, manual handling, health issues); air transportation (working environment of the cockpit and cabin); transport of dangerous goods (packaging, classification, labelling).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; occupational safety and health; air transport; rail transport; road transport; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; field of vision; noise; vibration; thermal comfort; atmospheric pressure; drivers; manual handling; drivers seats; electrical safety; violence; work at height
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials
Air transportation
Violence and terrorism
Rail transportation
Road transportation