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Document ID (ISN)103684
CIS number 04-532
ISBN(s) 92-2-212102-3
Year 2001
Convention or series no. Monographie pratique A
Author(s) Takala J., Kalhoulé T.
Equipe multidisciplinaire pour l'Afrique centrale
Title Occupational hazards in eleven African countries (summary of monographs)
Original title Les risques professionnels dans onze pays africains (Résumés des monographies) [in French]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2001. 90p.
Abstract This document consists of a summary of a series of eleven monographs on occupational hazards and their prevention in various sectors of activity in Africa, namely: cotton growing in Chad; cotton industry in Mali; textile industry in Burkina Faso; forestry in Cote d'Ivoire; rubber plantations in Cameroon; growing and processing of sugarcane in Senegal; rice growing and processing in Madagascar; oil and soap manufacture in Togo; chemical industry in Benin; hide and leather craft and industry in Niger; ports in Congo. The topics studied were chosen to highlight the possible impact of occupational safety and health on the country's economy and development.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; Africa; risk factors; agriculture and forestry; plant safety and health organization; cotton industry; leather and fur industries; vegetable oil industry; textile industry
Descriptors (secondary) Benin; developing countries; Côte d'Ivoire; Cameroon; Congo, Republic of; Madagascar; Mali; Niger; Senegal; Chad; Togo; soaps; natural rubber; sugar cane; rice; harbours; Burkina Faso
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceBenin; Burkina Faso; Côte d'Ivoire; Cameroon; Congo, Republic of; ILO; Madagascar; Mali; Niger; Senegal; Chad; Togo
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Food industry
Footwear, leather and fur industry
Chemical industry