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Document ID (ISN)101526
CIS number 03-695
ISBN(s) 84-7425-647-X
Year 2003
Convention or series no. GAP 027
Title Mechanical forestry work
Original title Explotación forestal mecánica [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2003. 53p. Illus. 23 ref.
Internet access http://internet.mtas.es/Insht/practice/gap_027.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This guide in the form of check lists of potential hazards in mechanical forestry work and the main corresponding prevention elements is aimed at managers of small enterprises. Contents: machines and equipment; electrical hazards; physical hazards (noise and vibration); harmful chemicals; fires hazards; workplace design; human and organizational factors; other risk factors; legislation; risk assessment methods.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; logging; hazard evaluation; machinery
Descriptors (secondary) small enterprises; human behaviour; safety analysis; stress factors; safety guides; falling objects; legislation; falls from heights; check lists; risk factors
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Forestry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Forestry and logging
Risk evaluation