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Document ID (ISN)77894
CIS number 02-230
ISSN - Serial title SST - SantÚ et SÚcuritÚ au Travail
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Daly L., Nouaigui H., Kahouach L., Rammeh H., Ben La´ba M.
Title Mining industry: Hazards and their prevention
Original title Secteur minier: risques et prÚvention [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan. 2001, No.16, p.2-23. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this review article on occupational safety and heath in the mining industry in Tunisia: mining companies; harmful exposures encountered in the mining sector (darkness and vision problems, heat and heat load, humidity, ventilation, dust, vibration, physical workload, mental workload); occupational diseases (pneumoconiosis, silicosis, other diseases); occupational accidents (landslides, transport accidents, slips and falls, explosions, manual handling, hand tools, other hazards); preventive measures; compensation.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; occupational safety and health; mining industry; health hazards; Tunisia
Descriptors (secondary) humidity; falls of persons; vibration; physical workload; heat load; mental workload; workmen's compensation; dust; silicosis; explosions; hand tools; ventilation; pneumoconiosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceTunisia
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying