ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)101329
CIS number 03-78
Year 2002
Convention or series no. INRS ED 5018
Author(s) Andéol-Aussage B., Dornier G.
Title Evaluation of occupational hazards
Original title L'évaluation des risques professionnels [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 2002. 4p. Illus. 17 ref.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract The publication of Decree No.2001-1016 of 5 November 2001 (see CIS 01-1278) concerning the creation of a single document on the evaluation of safety and health risks to workers has again pushed the topic of occupational hazard evaluation to the forefront. Contents of this practical safety data sheet on the evaluation of occupational hazards: definitions of "risk", "danger", "damage" and "evaluation"; hazard evaluation approaches; five-step approach to evaluation (preparation, identification of the hazards, classification of the hazards, proposed prevention actions, decision on the alternatives); efforts undertaken by the French National Research and Safety Institute for the Prevention of Occupational Accidents and Diseases (INRS) and its partner organizations; French and European regulations.
Descriptors (primary) responsibilities of employers; France; training material; risk factors; exposure evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; hazard evaluation; data sheet; description of technique; legislation
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
OSH training