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Document ID (ISN)102090
CIS number 03-1260
Year 2002
Convention or series no. HSE Glass Information Sheet No.1
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Priorities for health and safety in the glass industries
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Oct. 2002. 4p. Illus. 7 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/gis1.pdf [in English]
Abstract This information sheet identifies the major causes of accidents and ill health in the glass industries and contains information enabling employers to carry out a risk assessment, identify priorities for action and benchmark their safety and health performance with that of the rest of the industry. Contents: revitalizing health and safety in the glass industry; main causes of injury; significant accident factors and priorities for action; ill health factors and priorities for action.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; plant safety and health organization; glass industry; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) falls of persons; occupational accidents; dangerous substances; occupational diseases; safety guides; housekeeping; causes of accidents; data sheet; musculoskeletal diseases
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Materials, glass and ceramics
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Glass, pottery and related materials
Risk evaluation