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Document ID (ISN)45062
CIS number 85-2032
ISBN(s) 92-2-103865-3
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Title Occupational safety and health in road transport
Original title La sécurité et l'hygiène du travail dans les transports routiers [in French]
Bibliographic information Report III, Inland Transport Committee of the International Labour Organisation, Eleventh Session, Geneva 1985, International Labour Office, CH-1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1985. 71p. Illus. Bibl. Price: SF.12.50.
Abstract Background report (No. III) for the 11th session of the Inland Transport Committee convened by the ILO in Geneva, Switzerland, Aug. 1985. Contents: size and character of the industry; road accidents and their causes; nature of road transport work and occupational risks (fatigue, alcohol, drugs, exhaust gases, noise, vibration, climate, ergonomic considerations, manual handling, transport of hazardous materials, maintenance and repair activities, asbestos and lead exposure); prevention measures; training; role of government, employers and workers; accident statistics.
Descriptors (primary) road transport; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; statistical aspects; report; noise; lead; vibration; asbestos; alcoholism; fatigue; maintenance and repair; ergonomics; garages; exhaust gases; role of government; role of workers' organizations; causes of accidents; role of employers' organizations
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Alcohol and drug abuse