|Document ID (ISN)||101043|
|Convention or series no.
||Carvalho M.J., Maia E., Cunha G., Maia J., Ramoa A.F., Santos G., Gomes P.
||Garment industry - Manual on the prevention of occupational hazards
||Vestuário - Manual de prevenção dos riscos profissionais [in Portuguese]|
||Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Inspecção das Condições de Trabalho (IDICT), Lisboa, Portugal, Jan. 2002. 183p. Illus. 19 ref. + CD-ROM.
||This manual on the prevention of occupational hazards in the garment sector consists of three parts. The first specifies the legal framework together with the main hazards to which workers are subjected, their effects on health and the appropriate preventive measures; the second part describes the various steps involved in the production of garments; the third part contains 30 sheets that refer to specific tasks and equipment in garment manufacturing, including the definition of the task, the equipment and the materials used, together with descriptions of the task operation, hazards and preventive measures. Appendices include literature references and relevant legislation. An electronic version of this manual is available on CD-ROM.
||Portugal; plant safety and health organization; clothing industry; textile industry
||noise and vibration control; thermal environment; electricity; repetitive work; fire hazards; manual lifting; sewing; manuals; training manuals; ventilation; stress factors; chemical hazards; hazard identification; mechanical hazards; legislation; CD-ROM; radiation protection
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Portugal|
||Textile and clothing industries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Clothing and finished textile products industry