|Document ID (ISN)||105936|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||World at work: Cleaners
||Aug. 2005, Vol.62, No.8, p.581-584. Illus. 25 ref.
||Cleaning workers form an important proportion of the total working population, particularly among women. This paper reviews some of the most common occupational hazards in cleaning work, and discusses possibilities to improve control and prevention. Topics covered: physical workload and strain; accidents; dermal, respiratory and other effects of chemical products; psychosocial problems; measures to protect workers.
||conditions of work; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; health hazards; cleaning
||falls of persons; informal sector; older workers; sexual harassment; cleaning agents; social aspects; physical workload; step ladders; women; migrant workers; slippery floors
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations