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Document ID (ISN)105032
CIS number 06-590
ISSN - Serial title 0829-0369 - Travail et santé
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Carrier M.
Title Occupational safety and health in the Quebec nuclear industry
Original title La prévention dans l'industrie nucléaire au Québec [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep. 2005, Vol.21, No.3, p.18-20. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract This article describes the occupational safety and health system adopted by a nuclear power station in Quebec, Canada. It is based on five principles, namely: empowerment of supervisors and workers; compliance with standards, procedures and directives; training of personnel; behavioural improvements; continuous improvement through clear information and the continuous measurement of performance.
Descriptors (primary) Quebec; plant safety and health organization; nuclear power stations
Descriptors (secondary) safety consciousness; Canada; human behaviour; information of personnel; role of supervisory staff; workers' participation; responsibilities; safety training in industry
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Power generation and distribution
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Power generation and distribution
Workers' participation