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Document ID (ISN)108821
CIS number 08-1340
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ravallec C.
Title The printing unit of Le Monde - Reducing the risks makes good news
Original title Le Monde Imprimerie - La réduction des risques a bonne presse [in French]
Bibliographic information June 2008, No.685, p.2-11. Illus.
Internet access$File/TS685page2.pdf?OpenElement [in French]
Abstract Printing sector workers are subjected to many constraints and high levels of strenuousness. This article presents the steps taken towards improving working conditions in the printing department of a large French daily newspaper. Topics addressed: dust caused by the use of recycled newsprint and dust removal; strenuousness; ambient temperatures; work organization.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; conditions of work; France
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; work organization; hot workplaces; reeled materials handling; exhaust ventilation; physical workload
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry