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Document ID (ISN)104870
CIS number 06-329
ISSN - Serial title 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Yeung S.S.M., Yu I.T.S., Hui K.Y.L.
Title World at work: Aircraft cabin cleaning
Bibliographic information Jan. 2005, Vol.62, No.1, p.58-60. Illus. 1 ref.
Abstract This article describes the occupational health aspects of aircraft cabin cleaning at Hong Kong airport, where the total number of workers employed by the three cleaning contractors is around 1200. This occupation involves specific hazards due in particular to poor ergonomics, the lack of space and tight working schedules. Topics addressed: job tasks; occupational hazards (noise, musculoskeletal disorders, cleaning agents, shift work); measures to protect workers (ergonomic tools, maintenance of equipment, medical supervision).
Descriptors (primary) ergonomics; aircraft; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; cleaning; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) Hong Kong; work organization; information of personnel; risk factors; work posture
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceHong Kong
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Air transportation
Domestic workers
Cleaning work