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Document ID (ISN)106220
CIS number 07-139
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Occupational safety and health in action: Home care workers
Original title La prévention en action. Les aides à domicile [in French]
Bibliographic information Agence Nationale pour l'Amélioration des Conditions de Travail, 4, quai des Etroits, 69321 Lyon Cedex 05, France, Sep. 2006. 36p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.anact.fr/pls/portal/docs/1/19087.PDF [in French]
Abstract The purpose of this booklet is to offer guidance for the evaluation and prevention of occupational hazards among home care workers. It is aimed at employers as well as at workers and their representatives. It addresses the five steps of the prevention approach: preparation; hazard evaluation; definition of the action plan; implementation of the action plan; evaluation of the approach. Appendices include the main French laws and regulations, together with examples of a hazard evaluation checklist and a preventive action programme.
Descriptors (primary) hazard evaluation; social assistance services; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; social workers
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; legal aspects; safety guides; check lists; France
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Domestic workers
Risk evaluation