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Document ID (ISN)27221
CIS number 77-1138
ISBN(s) 951-46-1987-0
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bjurstr÷m L.M.
Title Occupational safety aspects of ship design
Original title Arbetarskyddssynpunkter vid fartygsprojektering [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Forskningsrapport 16, Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, Tammerfors, Finland, 1976. 110p. Illus. 54 ref.
Abstract Contents of this profusely illustrated report: the ship as a workplace; occupational accidents on board ship; occupational accident and disease hazards and their elimination at the design stage (passageways, stairways and ladders, layout of doors, etc.; handling and stacking of cargo, hatchways, ramps, goods lifts, main and auxiliary propulsion engines, galley design and equipment; chemical hazards; electrical safety; noise and vibration control, protection against radiation and heat); ergonomics (design of controls, etc.); bad weather protection. Appendices: references to Finnish legislation; statistics of accidents on board Finnish vessels; extracts from standards (hearing damage risk criteria, data on sloping angle of ladders and dimensions of steps).
Descriptors (primary) ships; design of equipment; sea transport
Descriptors (secondary) radiation protection; mechanical hazards; protection against falls from heights; report; Finland; workplace design; access to workplaces; stairs; hatchways; ergonomics; ladders; handling and stacking; control panels and desks; railings; statistics; electrical safety; noise control; protection against heat; health hazards; occupational accidents
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
Ergonomics