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Document ID (ISN)100630
CIS number 02-1566
ISBN(s) 84-7425-638-0
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Title Work and your health
Original title El trabajo y tu salud [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2003. 85p. Illus. Price: EUR: 6.46.
Abstract Aimed at workers, this booklet explains what is meant by prevention of occupational hazards, what these hazards are, what are the preventive measures and how prevention is organized within the enterprise. Main topics covered: conditions of work and risk factors; various aspects to be taken into consideration to ensure occupational safety (housekeeping and cleanliness, machinery and equipment, hand tools, lifting tools, conveyor belts, electrical hazards, fires); physical work environment (noise, vibration, thermal environment, lighting, radiation); chemical and biological contaminants; physical and mental workload (workplace ergonomics, work postures, repetitive movement); work organization (hours of work, shift work); hazard evaluation; safety and health organization within the enterprise.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; health hazards; training material; plant safety and health organization; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) noise and vibration control; responsibilities; work organization; legal aspects; electricity; repetitive work; physical workload; mental workload; work posture; machinery; musculoskeletal diseases; belt conveyors; chemical products; lifting equipment; hand tools; training manuals; hazard evaluation; fire prevention; biological hazards; safety and health committees; radiation protection
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) OSH training