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Document ID (ISN)111626
CIS number 11-0215
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lemarié J.
Title Conservation-renovation: Protecting one's self for better protecting historical works of art
Original title Conservation-restauration: savoir se protéger pour mieux protéger [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 2010, No.711, p.42-43. Illus.
Internet access Conservation-restauration.pdf [in French]
Abstract This article discusses occupational safety and health among renovators of works of art, ancient artefacts or historical monuments, who are exposed to various hazards: chemicals used in the renovation process; cramped or unsuited work areas, coupled with often awkward postures that involve onsite work; noise; lifting of heavy loads; work at height and risk of falls; stress resulting from urgent orders. The article emphasizes the importance of raising consciousness of the risks involved and informing workers.
Descriptors (primary) stone dressing; safety consciousness; safety and health training; information of personnel; precision workers in metal etc.; museums
Descriptors (secondary) noise; chemical products; premises; work at height; manual lifting; work posture; stress factors; falls from heights
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
Personal protection
Safety culture and safety consciousness