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Document ID (ISN)103469
CIS number 04-378
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Álvarez González A., Yuste Grijalba J., Sánchez-Arcillas Conejo I.
Title Evaluation of occupational hazards in hospitals based on homogenous functional groups and on the Gescesan method
Original title La evaluación de los riesgos laborales en los centros hospitalarios basada en los grupos funcionales homogéneos y en el método Gescesan [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2004, Vol.L, No.197, p.37-53. 18 ref.
Abstract An analysis of the advantages and drawbacks of the Gescesan hospital hazard evaluation method was carried out. This method consists of a computer-based application supplied by the Spanish National Institute for Occupational Hygiene and Safety (INHST). An example of an evaluation based on homogenous functional groups, which enables the definition of various activities within each service, is also presented.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; risk factors; hospitals; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; Spain; computer applications; description of technique; exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Risk evaluation