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Document ID (ISN)37914
CIS number 82-1165
ISBN(s) 951-801-256-3
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Title Finnish-Kenyan Symposium on Occupational Health and Hygiene - An example of activities in developing countries
Bibliographic information Ty÷terveyslaitos, Haartmaninkatu 1, 00290 Helsinki 29, Finland, 10 Feb. 1981. 82p.
Abstract Proceedings of a Symposium organised by the Kenyan Ministry of Labour, the Kenyan Factories Inspectorate and the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health with the ILO under the ILO Project for strengthening of the Factories Inspectorate. The papers presented deal with: the development of activities of the specialised branches on the Kenyan Factories Inspectorate; evaluation of the health of a sample of workers exposed to lead in the car battery industry - manufacturing, servicing, repairing, scrap collecting and lead recovery; exposure to free silica dust - an industrial hygiene survey in a diatomite works; the collaborative policy of the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in African countries; plans for future joint Finnish-Kenyan safety and health activities; work planned for a mobile occupational health screening unit donated to Kenya by Finland.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; occupational medicine; developing countries; labour inspection
Descriptors (secondary) mobile health service units; Kenya; Finland; ILO; cooperation; silica; respirable dust; battery and dry cell manufacture; conference; lead
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection
OSH in developing countries