|Document ID (ISN)||33956|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
|Convention or series no.
||The hand, a tool for life
||La main, un outil pour la vie. [in French]|
||Feb.-Mar. 1980, special issue, p.89-184. Illus. 31 ref.
||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.
||safety films; hand; safety posters; hand injuries; hand and arm protection
||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
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Hand and arm protection