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Document ID (ISN)105706
CIS number 06-1024
Year 2006
Convention or series no. Your Health and Safety at Work
Bureau of Workers' Activities
Title Controlling hazards
Original title Al-taḥakkam bi al-maẖātir [in Arabic]
Bibliographic information Ministry of Health, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, 2006. v, 67p. Illus.
Abstract Arabic translation of the manual indexed under CIS 97-430. This training module provides students with information on various methods that can be used to control chemical, physical and biological hazards in the workplace. The following methods of control are covered: elimination; substitution; engineering controls (enclosure, isolation and ventilation); administrative controls (e.g. reorganization of work schedules); use of personal protective equipment; other control methods (general cleanliness, personal hygiene). Other topics discussed: choice of control method; role of the health and safety representative. Exercises: machine guarding case study; evaluation of control methods; check list for control methods. In appendices: list of extremely hazardous chemicals; how to find out information about a specific chemical (legal status, safer alternatives); basic information on first aid stations.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; training material; plant safety and health organization; safety and health engineering
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; dangerous substances; safety devices; harmful substances; training manuals; personal hygiene; translation; list of chemical substances; ventilation; housekeeping; substitution; personal protective equipment; enclosure
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) OSH training