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Document ID (ISN)33424
CIS number 80-848
ISBN(s) 92-2-102217-X
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Report III, Petroleum Committee of the International Labour Organisation, Ninth Session, Geneva 1980.
Title Working conditions and working environment in the petroleum industry, including offshore activities.
Original title Les conditions et le milieu de travail dans l'industrie du pétrole, y compris les activités en mer. [in French]
Bibliographic information International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1980. 116p. Bibl. Price: SF.17.50.
Abstract This report, prepared for discussion at the Ninth Session of the Committee, covers: regional conditions; mechanical and electrical hazards, exposure to harmful substances; noise and vibration; ionising and non-ionising radiations; lighting; stress factors; diving (decompression, "bounce" and "saturation" diving, submersibles); fire and explosion hazards; fire protection; occupational accidents and diseases; recent trends in prevention (organisation, regulations, workers' participation, joint and tripartite consultation); general working conditions (hours of work, shift work, rest periods and leave); work organisation and job content (arduous work and monotony, automation and skill diversification, casual labour); welfare services. Suggested points for discussion. Numerous tables showing TLVs, sound pressure levels on North Sea oil platforms, recommended noise limits, levels of illumination, statistics of fires; accidents in the petroleum industry in Austria, Belgium, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Norway, Pakistan, United Kingdom and USA.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; offshore oil extraction; petroleum and natural gas industry; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; workers' participation; occupational accidents; threshold limit values; welfare facilities; automation; Norway; Japan; occupational diseases; Pakistan; work organization; Austria; Belgium; United Kingdom; report; Italy; noise; vibration; monotonous work; heavy work; liquid fires; diving; explosive atmospheres; gas explosions; statistics; Indonesia
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Workers' participation