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Document ID (ISN)110930
CIS number 10-0479
ISBN(s) 978-84-8417-337-3
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Alli B.O.
International Labour Office (ILO)
Title Basic principles of occupational safety and health
Original title Principios fundamentales de salud y seguridad en el trabajo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Ministerio de trabajo e inmigración, Subdirección General de Información Administrativa y Publicaciones, Augustín de Bethencourt 11, 28003 Madrid, Spain, 2nd ed., 2009. 301p. Illus. 40 ref. Index. Price: EUR 15.85.
Abstract This publication is intended as a guide or reference for the development of occupational safety and health (OSH) policies and programmes. It covers the basic principles of the ILO's prevention and protection philosophy and presents the ILO conventions, recommendations and codes of practice in a useful form for those involved in policy making, persons responsible within the companies for the implementation of measures aimed at promoting and protecting workers' safety and health, law-makers and labor inspectors. This second edition addresses new areas including OSH management systems, national profiles and HIV/AIDS.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; safety and health organization; national organization; international agreements
Descriptors (secondary) immunodeficiency syndrome; cooperation; occupational safety and health management systems; labour inspection; health services; glossary; legal aspects; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information