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Document ID (ISN)44769
CIS number 85-1709
ISBN(s) 92-2-103458-5 (En); 92-2-203458-9 (Fr)
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Title Fourth Tripartite Technical Meeting for Mines Other than Coal Mines - Report III: Workers' health in mines other than coal mines. With special reference to the effects of the working environment and technological changes
Original title 4e réunion technique tripartite pour les mines autres que les mines de charbon - Rapport III: La santé des travailleurs dans les mines autres que les mines de charbon et, tout particulièrement, les effets du milieu de travail et des changements technologiques [in French]
Bibliographic information International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1984. 61p. Price: SF.15.00.
Abstract Aspects covered: I. Effects of technological developments on the working environment: extraction techniques, changes in mining technology, mechanisation, automation, computerisation, ergonomics; II. Health hazards (dust, noise and vibration, ionising radiation, chemical agents, microclimate, infectious and parasitic agents, lighting, psycho-social factors) and preventive measures; III. Occupational diseases, morbidity, absenteeism; IV. Health protection, medical supervision. International cooperation, ILO activity. In the appendix: Convention No.155, Recommendation No.164. The introduction and the main points of discussion of the meeting are available in Spanish.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; automation; metal mining; non-metallic mineral industry; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; lighting; occupational diseases; report; noise; infectious diseases; microclimate; radioactive substances; respirable dust; ergonomics; psychological effects; medical supervision; harmful substances
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying
Bacterial and parasitic diseases