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Document ID (ISN)110471
CIS number 10-0023
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kitumbo H.I., Machida S., Makhonge P.W., Mangasi N.F., Kiwekete H.M., Lehtinen S., Comlan P., Ezinah F., Mouanga A., Kendjo E., Roy J., Obiang Ossoubita B., Abongomera L.A., Carothers R., Foad M., Denomy J.
Title Accident prevention - A safe workplace
Bibliographic information Apr. 2009, Vol.19, No.1, p.1-23 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Internet access http://www.ttl.fi/en/publications/electronic_journals/african_newsletter/Documents/african_newsletter1_2009.pdf [in English]
Abstract Collection of articles on accident prevention and workplace safety of relevance to African countries. Contents: system for the collection and analysis of occupational accident data; chemical safety and accident prevention; factors influencing the reporting of needlestick injuries among nurses in a Ugandan hospital; role of safety culture in preventing accidents in the workplace; meetings in Nairobi and Kampala; profile of woodwork-related accidents in Gabon; impact of globalization on occupational health services in developing counties; improving working conditions through microfinance programming.
Descriptors (primary) Africa; ILO; ICOH; conditions of work; national organization; international cooperation; occupational accidents; developing countries
Descriptors (secondary) Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; needle-stick injuries; safety consciousness; information processing and retrieval; woodworking industry; nursing personnel; economic aspects; conference
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s)
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Globalization
Workplace health promotion