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Document ID (ISN)33956
CIS number 80-1355
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Title The hand, a tool for life
Original title La main, un outil pour la vie. [in French]
Bibliographic information Feb.-Mar. 1980, special issue, p.89-184. Illus. 31 ref.
Abstract This issue is devoted to the risk of occupational accidents and diseases of the hand. Contents: statistics of accidents involving the hands (France); mechanical, thermal, and chemical hazards, manual handling tasks; occupational diseases (dermatitis, vibration, vinyl chlolride, tetanus); personal hygiene; role of the hand and its protection in the industrial environment (French regulations; textile industry; metalworking industry; woodworking; plastics, rubber, leather and fur industries; construction); hand tools; protective gloves; barrier creams; surgical treatment and protheses; left-handed workers. This issue is part of a hand safety campaign which also includes posters, slide-tapes, and a film ("Hand of Crystal") aimed at information of the general public.
Descriptors (primary) safety films; hand; safety posters; hand injuries; hand and arm protection
Descriptors (secondary) vibrating tools; barrier creams; safety engineering; tetanus; France; vinyl chloride; skin diseases; manual handling; hand tools; statistics; personal hygiene; surgical treatment; mechanical hazards; left-handed workers; legislation; protective gloves
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Hand and arm protection
OSH training