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Document ID (ISN)44508
CIS number 85-1447
ISBN(s) 92-2-103822-X
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Title Occupational safety and health and working environment in the food and drink industries
Original title L'hygiène, la sécurité et le milieu de travail dans les industries des produits alimentaires et des boissons [in French]
Bibliographic information Report III, Food and Drinks Industries Committee, International Labour Office, First Session, 1984. ILO, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 61p. Price: SF.12.50.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; safety and health organization; beverage industry; food industry
Descriptors (secondary) 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
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Food, beverage and tobacco industries
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Food industry
Beverage industry
Bacterial and parasitic diseases