|Document ID (ISN)||44508|
|Convention or series no.
||Occupational safety and health and working environment in the food and drink industries
||L'hygiène, la sécurité et le milieu de travail dans les industries des produits alimentaires et des boissons [in French]|
||Report III, Food and Drinks Industries Committee, International Labour Office, First Session, 1984. ILO, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 61p. Price: SF.12.50.
||Chapter 1 deals with the factors to be considered from an OSH point of view (the size of the undertaking, level of skills, irregularity of work, rural workforce, training). Chapter 2 gives examples of occupational accidents in these industries in the developed world and discusses the difficulties in obtaining and interpreting these results. Chapter 3 is devoted to infectious occupational diseases (respiratory and skin) and diseases due to chemical hazards. Chapter 4 deals with adverse effects of the physical environment and the problems caused by rotating shift work. Chapter 5 is on prevention methods (machine guarding, personal protection, environmental protection, ergonomic design and workload analysis). Chapter 6 is on medical supervision and personal hygiene.
||ILO; safety and health organization; beverage industry; food industry
||ionizing radiation; hot workplaces; safety devices; report; non-ionizing radiation; tuberculosis of animal origin; tularaemia; anthrax; brucellosis; erysipeloid; leptospirosis; allergic asthma; respiratory diseases; psittacosis; toxoplasmosis; skin diseases; electrical safety; noise control; personal protective equipment; meat industry; canning industry; medical supervision; cold workplaces; statistical aspects; occupational accidents
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Food, beverage and tobacco industries
|Broad subject area(s)
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases