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Document ID (ISN)31180
CIS number 79-886
ISBN(s) 0-11-883221-2
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Health and Safety Commission Report 1977-1978.
Bibliographic information Health and Safety Executive, London. H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, 1978. 54p. 170 ref. Price: ú2.00.
Abstract Report of the Health and Safety Commission (HSC) under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, covering the period 1977-1978 (previous report: CIS 78-290). An introductory part concerning advisory committees, safety representatives and safety committees, is followed by sections devoted to: information and research (communications, statistics, hazard analysis); review of legislation, packaging and labelling, pressurised systems, lifting gear, freight containers, safety signs, audiometry, lighting, mining, homeworkers, etc.. The 2nd part contains the report of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE): research policy and topics; collection of information (notification of toxic properties of substances and of potentially hazardous installations; the Safety and Health Information - Established Linked Data (SHIELD), a computer project designed for replacing clerical work; storage and retrieval of information; Government data bank network; methodology for occupational mortality studies); communications; inspection and enforcement (factories, explosives, railways, mines and quarries, nuclear installations, agriculture); EMAS (Employment Medical Advisory Service). Appendices: HSC plan of work 1978-83; HSC/HSE publications; statistics, etc.
Descriptors (primary) labour inspection; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) explosives; report; asbestos; nuclear power stations; rail transport; atmospheric pollution; information of personnel; research; legislation; enforcement; mining and quarrying; safety and health documentation; information services; agriculture
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection