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Document ID (ISN)111846
CIS number 11-0534
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kriebel D., Jacobs M.M., Markkanen P., Tickner J.
Title Lessons learned - Solutions for workplace safety and health
Bibliographic information Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA 01854, USA, 2011. 129p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Internet access Lessons_learned.pdf [in English]
Abstract This report documents six case studies of systemic failures in protecting workers from injury and illness, and outlines some paths forward that can more effectively protect workers, the communities in which they live, consumers and the environment, while stimulating innovation in safer forms of production.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; harmful substances; plant safety and health organization; case study
Descriptors (secondary) USA; construction sites; fire; lung diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; wounds; substitution; fatalities; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Physical hazards
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information
Workplace health promotion