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Document ID (ISN)37345
CIS number 82-537
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Briere N.
Title Occupational accidents and diseases in inland waterway transport
Original title Accidents du travail et maladies professionnelles dans la batellerie [in French]
Bibliographic information Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Faculté de médecine Pitié-Salpêtrière, 75006 Paris, France, 1981. 57p. 16 ref.
Abstract MD. thesis. Introductory chapter on inland river and canal shipping and the occupation of bargee in France (shipping fleet, goods transported, social aspects and conditions of work); occupational accidents (with some statistics), especially with regard to equipment, gear and tackle, and on-board falls from height and on the level; diseases (in most cases not specifically occupationa), diet, occupational and personal hygiene, environmental questions. There is an important chapter on safety engineering and occupational health and medical aspects, mainly concerned with the prevention of falls, their consequences, and types of cargo transported.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; inland water transport; occupational diseases; safety engineering
Descriptors (secondary) falls of persons; lifting tackle; dock work; France; harmful substances; statistical aspects; ladders; thesis; drowning; periodic medical examinations; ergonomics
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation