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Document ID (ISN)102900
CIS number 03-1967
ISBN(s) 84-7425-652-6
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Villar Fernández M.F., García Molina C., Armendáriz Pérez de Ciriza P., Cuenca Álvarez R., Sanz Merinero J.A., Villanueva del Rio M., Sebastián García O., Tortosa Latonda L., Ferreras Remesal A., Castelló Mercé P., Piedrabuena Cuesta A.
Title Manual on the assessment and prevention ergonomic and psychosocial hazards in SMEs
Original title Manual para la evaluación y prevención de riesgos ergonómicos y psicosociales en PYME [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2003. 96p. Illus. 29 ref. (manual) + 28p (annex) in binder. Price: EUR 31.25.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This manual is aimed at persons responsible for occupational safety and health in SMEs. It presents simple procedures for identifying ergonomic and psychosocial hazards. It consists of three main parts: a list to help establish the inventory of ergonomic and psychosocial hazards that are inherent to the enterprise; a compilation of simple tools and methodologies for assessing these hazards; a series of examples showing the approach used for identifying and assessing the hazards as well as proposals for closing the highlighted gaps. Appendices include 10 sheets for assessing various types of hazard (list for establishing the initial inventory hazards, thermal conditions, noise, lighting, workstation design, work at screens, manual handling, work posture and repetitive work, mental workload, psychosocial factors).
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; Spain; hazard evaluation; ergonomics; psychology and sociology
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; workplace design; noise; repetitive work; work posture; check lists; manual handling; manuals; mental stress; thermal environment; visual display terminals
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Small and medium-sized enterprises
Psychological factors
Risk evaluation