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Document ID (ISN)27660
CIS number 77-1497
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title The activities of the Board of Occupational Safety and Health and the Labour Inspectorate in 1975
Original title Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen och Yrkesinspektionen -Verksamhetsberńttelse 1975 [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, Fack, 100 26 Stockholm, Sweden, Jan. 1977. 85p. 142 ref.
Abstract During 1975 the Board issued through its Supervision Department, in addition to 36 notices on various subjets, directives concerning: safety in shipyards, asbestos, scaffolding, enzymes and pneumatic fastening tools. The Department assisted in drawing up standards, inspected and approved machinery, continued its silicosis observation project and trained labour inspection personnel. The Occupational Health Department research, training and consultation covered chemical and physical hazards, ergonomics and work psychology. The Labour Inspectorate participated in over 50,000 consulations, gave over 4,000 lectures, visited 43,000 of the 80,000 registered workplaces (2.3 million employees). The municipal inspectors visited 68,000 out of 100,000 small workplaces (employing a total of 300,000 workers). English summary and captions for 6 tables.
Descriptors (primary) labour inspection; Sweden
Descriptors (secondary) harmful physical agents; report; asbestos; harmful substances; pneumatic tools; research; silicosis; ergonomics; scaffolds; role of government; shipyards
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection