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Document ID (ISN)112353
CIS number 12-0297
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2011
Convention or series no. ED 140
Author(s) Leclercq S., Saulnier H., Chapouthier A.
Title Striking, slipping and other interruptions to movement at the place of work
Original title Les heurts, glissades et autres perturbations du mouvement au travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 2011, No.722, 2p. Illus. 8 ref. Insert. Price: EUR 1.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access Les_heurts_glissades_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in French]
Abstract Each year in France, more than 200,000 incidences of striking, slipping, being caught or other involuntary interruptions to movement are the cause of occupational accidents with lost work time. Such accidents represent roughly one third of all accidents with loss of work time. All sectors of activity and all occupations are affected. Contents of this practical information sheet on accidents caused by involuntary interruptions to movement: definitions; accident statistics; difficulties in implementing preventive measures; hazards; possible preventive measures, It replaces the previous version published in 1985 ( CIS 05-713).
Descriptors (primary) France; hazard evaluation; occupational accidents; causes of accidents; risk factors; falls on the level; striking against objects
Descriptors (secondary) indoor communication ways; work organization; safe layout; housekeeping; public OSH institutions; falls of persons; legal aspects; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information