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Document ID (ISN)40608
CIS number 83-1728
ISSN - Serial title 0010-244X - Cahiers des Comités de prévention du bâtiment et des travaux publics
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Duval H., Mauvillain J.P., Louvel J., Le Louedec Y., Le Coniat M.O., Fave A.J.
Title Improving working conditions in crawl spaces for plumbing
Original title Améliorer les conditions de travail dans les vides sanitaires [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar.-Apr. 1983, No.2, p.65-71. Illus.
Abstract Results of a workplace study conducted by 3 physicians who used continuous recording electrocardiography to analyse workload. Each work site is described in terms of: movement of workers, lighting, ventilation, noise, temperature, materials and equipment, personal equipment, working posture and motions, electrocardiograms. Suggestions for improved working conditions, motions and postures are offered.
Descriptors (primary) heavy work; work posture; workload assessment; work in confined spaces; installation of pipe systems
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; noise; bending posture; kneeling posture; heat; personal protective equipment; design of equipment; electrocardiography; ventilation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Work posture
Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Confined spaces