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Document ID (ISN)105780
CIS number 06-1388
Year 2005
Convention or series no. INRS R 419
Title Handling and transport of hides in tanneries and taweries
Original title Manutention, manipulation et transfert des peaux dans les tanneries-mégisseries [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Oct. 2005. 2p.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract This recommendation describes the hazards associated with the handling of hides in the leather industry and outlines preventive measures: design of workstations and plant layout; use of suitable lifting methods and appliances; clean floor surfaces and communication ways; correct use of hooks for hanging hides; precautions against biological hazards. Replaces CIS 82-1459.
Descriptors (primary) materials handling; tanning industry; leather and fur industries; France
Descriptors (secondary) equipment layout; directive; bale handling; antislip floors
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Leather, fur and footwear
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Footwear, leather and fur industry