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Document ID (ISN)102413
CIS number 03-1103
ISBN(s) 92-2-013646-5
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Title How to prevent accidents on small construction sites
Original title Zuiaa ajali katika ujenzi [in Swahili]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2003. 39p. Illus.
Abstract This training booklet provides practical details for the prevention of accidents on small construction sites. Through illustrations, it highlights acts to be avoided and the correct procedure to be adopted in specific situations. Contents: work on ladders, trestle stages and scaffolds; excavation, propping and shoring; risk of slipping; protection against falls from heights; work on roofs; lifting of loads; personal protective equipment (helmets, respirators, safety spectacles, ear protection, gloves). This booklet is an illustrated summary of the ILO code of practice on safety and health in the construction industry (see CIS 92-894).
Descriptors (primary) construction sites; training material; safety and health training; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; safety guides; safety engineering; manual lifting; work at height; work on roofs; trench shoring; ladders; scaffolds; training manuals; housekeeping; personal protective equipment; falls on the level; falling objects; falls from heights; trenching and excavating
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) OSH training