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Document ID (ISN)106048
CIS number 07-133
ISBN(s) 972-8321-82-1
Year 2005
Convention or series no. Segurança e saúde no trabalho: Informação Técnica 20
Title Hotels and restaurants - Safety manual
Original title Hotelaria e restauração - Manual de prevenção [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Instituto para a Segurança, Higiene e Saúde no Trabalho (ISHST), Rua Barata Salgueiro, 37, 5° 1250-042 Lisboa, Portugal, June 2005. 84p. Illus. 22 ref.
Abstract This manual provides guidance on the prevention of safety and health hazards in the hotel and restaurant industry. Contents: occupational safety, health and hygiene services; economic benefits of occupational safety and health; occupational accidents in the hospitality industry; occupational health and occupational medicine; occupational diseases; specific hazards in this industry; types of premises and tasks in the hospitality industry, together with the associated hazards and preventive measures; hazard evaluation; relevant legislation. Appendices include an example of a table for carrying out periodical safety checks and a checklist for maintenance of electrical equipment; safety signalling within the premises; ergonomic principles for the manual handling of loads.
Descriptors (primary) safety engineering; Portugal; plant safety and health organization; hotel industry; restaurants
Descriptors (secondary) falls of persons; responsibilities of employers; occupational diseases; legal aspects; work posture; manual handling; safety guides; economic aspects; hazard evaluation; burns; medical examinations; check lists; responsibilities of employees; manuals
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvincePortugal
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Hotels and restaurants