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Document ID (ISN)101043
CIS number 03-89
ISBN(s) 972-8321-48-1
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Carvalho M.J., Maia E., Cunha G., Maia J., Ramoa A.F., Santos G., Gomes P.
Title Garment industry - Manual on the prevention of occupational hazards
Original title Vestuário - Manual de prevenção dos riscos profissionais [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Inspecção das Condições de Trabalho (IDICT), Lisboa, Portugal, Jan. 2002. 183p. Illus. 19 ref. + CD-ROM.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) Portugal; plant safety and health organization; clothing industry; textile industry
Descriptors (secondary) 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
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvincePortugal
Subject(s) Textile and clothing industries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Clothing and finished textile products industry