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Document ID (ISN)105708
CIS number 06-1021
Year 2006
Convention or series no. Your Health and Safety at Work
Author(s)
Bureau of Workers' Activities
Title Your body at work
Original title Jismuka aṯnā'a al-(amal [in Arabic]
Bibliographic information Ministry of Health, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, 2006. v, 29p. Illus.
Abstract Arabic translation of the manual indexed under CIS 97-424. This training manual surveys chemical, physical, biological and psychological hazards in the workplace and explains how they affect the human body. In addition, the hazards of non-application of ergonomic principles are also covered. Main topics: routes of entry (inhalation, absorption, ingestion); effects of toxic substances (local, systemic, acute and chronic); role of the health and safety representative. In annex: exercise on various commonplace hazards and how to combat them.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; chemical hazards; training material; biological effects; physical hazards; biological hazards
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; routes of entry; translation; psychological effects; health hazards; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
OSH training