ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)107723
CIS number 08-11
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Working conditions in Cambodia's garment sector: A manual on occupational safety and health
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2005. 115p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.betterfactories.org/resourcedet.aspx?z=7&iddoc=48&c=1 [in English]
Abstract The "Better Factories Cambodia" programme of the ILO aims to improve working conditions in Cambodia's export garment factories through independent monitoring, advice, training and information. Aimed at owners and managers of Cambodian garment factories, this manual provides guidance on how to improve safety and health within the factory so that it meets both national and international standards. It puts forward a series of practical, low-cost suggestions for improving working conditions and increasing productivity. Contents: introduction; policy and implementation; general workplace conditions; temperature, ventilation, noise and lighting; chemicals; workstation design; machine guarding; electrical safety; fire safety; welfare; risk mapping and the use of the checklist.
Descriptors (primary) Cambodia; ILO; plant safety and health organization; hazard evaluation; clothing industry; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; hot workplaces; lighting; welfare facilities; responsibilities of employers; information dissemination; workplace design; noise; electricity; fire hazards; workplaces; premises; manuals; ventilation; safe working methods; international cooperation; role of management; check lists; safety devices
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Textile and clothing industries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Clothing and finished textile products industry
Risk evaluation