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Document ID (ISN)100700
CIS number 02-1577
ISBN(s) 84-7425-598-8
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bestratén Belloví M., Marrón Vidal M.A.
Title Occupational safety and health management in small and medium enterprises
Original title Gestión de la prevención de riesgos laborales en la pequeña y mediana empresa [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 106p. 51 ref.
Abstract Aimed at SMEs, this guide was published to provide employers and employees with the basic elements of the various aspects of management of occupational safety and health. For each aspect covered, a self-appraisal questionnaire and one or several progress monitoring forms as well as the applicable regulations are provided. Main topics covered: safety and health policy and organization; general measures aimed at eliminating or reducing risks (prevention at the source, collective and personal protection, information and training of workers); control of hazards (hygienic, ergonomic and psychosocial hazards, preventive maintenance); management of planned changes (modifications and acquisitions, personnel hiring, subcontractors, transfer to other work, coordination between enterprises); management of foreseeable events (emergencies, major and imminent hazards, first aid, investigation of the causes of accidents or incidents having had an effect on health); documentation of the occupational safety and health system.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; training material; plant safety and health organization; Spain
Descriptors (secondary) ergonomics; training manuals; hazard evaluation; first aid; safety guides; accident investigation; medical supervision; subcontractors; transfer to other work
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Small and medium-sized enterprises
OSH training