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Document ID (ISN)105710
CIS number 06-1039
Year 2002
Convention or series no. Your Health and Safety at Work
Bureau of Workers' Activities
Title Health and safety for women and children
Original title Salāma wa ṣiḥḥa al-nisā' wa al-aṭfāl [in Arabic]
Bibliographic information Ministry of Health, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, 2002. x, 70p. Illus.
Abstract Arabic translation of the manual indexed under CIS 97-444. This training module provides students with basic information on some of the health and safety issues for two special categories of workers: women and children. Contents: reproductive hazards (before conception, during pregnancy and after birth); other health and safety issues for women workers (personal security, maternity leave, maximum weights); information on the health of children at work (exposure to environmental agents, working capacity, psychosocial risks, primary health care); elimination of child labour (at the community and national level). In exercise: case studies on child labour. Glossary. Appendices: reproductive toxicity of certain chemicals; carcinogenic chemicals in electronics manufacturing; relevant ILO standards, conventions and recommendations
Descriptors (primary) children; ILO; training material; child labour; women
Descriptors (secondary) antifertility effects; maternity leave; training manuals; directive; translation; glossary; psychological effects
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Child labour