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Document ID (ISN)107180
CIS number 07-1014
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
International Ergonomics Association
Title Ergonomic checkpoints: Practical and easy-to-implement solutions for improving safety, health and working conditions
Bibliographic information Arab Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, Damascus, Syria, 2000. xxiv, 292p. Illus.
Abstract Arabic translation of the ILO manual abstracted under CIS 96-2070. It contains 128 "checkpoints", each consisting of one page of important points to remember about an ergonomic issue (including many OSH subjects as well), grouped under the headings WHY, HOW, SOME MORE HINTS and POINTS TO REMEMBER, together with one page of illustrations. The checkpoints themselves are grouped under the following headings: materials storage and handling; hand tools; productive machine safety; improving workstation design; lighting; premises; control of hazardous substances and agents; welfare facilities; work organization. An overall ergonomic check-list, with one recommendation for each of the checkpoints, is also provided.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; training material; ergonomics; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) compendium; safety by design; safety devices; lighting; welfare facilities; chemical safety; machinery; handling and storage; premises; hand tools; manuals; training manuals; translation; check lists; safety guides; dangerous substances
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
OSH training