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Document ID (ISN)33588
CIS number 80-1150
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0003-3
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Curry N.
Health and Safety Executive.
Title Pilot study - Work in universities.
Bibliographic information H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569 London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, 1978. 69p. Price: ú1.75.
Abstract Survey of university laboratories, technical and engineering departments, animal houses and other facilities in 10 universities in the United Kingdom: legislation applicable; persons at risk; hazards (buildings, fire hazards, lifts, steam plant, lifting equipment, explosives, carcinogens, acids, dust, toxic materials, microbiological hazards, animal houses, high-pressure testing, dangerous machinery, access to workplaces, electricity, genetic effects, radiation, contamination of buildings and plant); development of safe systems of work; training and supervision; information systems; welfare; current sources of guidance on health and safety at work. University regulations and codes of practice; list of legislation and literature survey of safety handbooks and guidance notes; safety committees in universities; tables of accident statistics with summary descriptions.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; educational institutions; laboratory work
Descriptors (secondary) laboratories; United Kingdom; experimental animals; research establishments; survey; statistical aspects; accident descriptions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions