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Document ID (ISN)100658
CIS number 02-1565
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Course on the prevention of fatal occupational accidents
Original title Curso de combate aos acidentes fatais decorrentes do trabalho [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego, Brasília, Brazil, [c2000]. 39p. 13 ref. (Vol.I); 152p. Illus. (Vol.II).
Abstract Working documents of a training course on the prevention of fatal occupational accidents, in two volumes. The first volume presents an approach for analysing accidents and for accident investigations. It also defines accident indicators (incidence and frequency rates). The second volume presents the following case studies: accident having occurred while walking to the factory restaurant; accident during the unloading of goods; accident involving contact with a high-voltage electrical cabinet; fatal accident during dock work; fatal accident during machine maintenance; fatal accident in a goods lift; application of the causal tree method for accident investigations in power distribution utility; fatal accident during maintenance of an overhead gantry crane; fatal accident during aircraft maintenance; comment on a film on an occupational accident caused by poor maintenance and housekeeping of the premises.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; analysis of accident causes; training material; fatalities; Brazil
Descriptors (secondary) case study; electricity; goods lifts; maintenance and repair; accident investigation; training manuals; housekeeping; aircraft repair and maintenance; overhead travelling cranes
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Accident research
OSH training