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Document ID (ISN)51325
CIS number 89-660
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sten'ko Ju. M., Aranovič G.I.
Title Handbook on occupational safety and health on board ships
Original title Spravočnik po gigiene i sanitarii na sudah [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Izdatel'stvo Sudostroenie, ul. Gogolja 8, 191065 Leningrad, USSR, 1984. 632p. Illus. Price: SUR 3.60.
Abstract This handbook covers a wide range of aspects of occupational safety and hygiene in sea and inland water transport, and summarises the application of occupational hygiene legislation in shipbuilding. Contents: working conditions on board ships (the marine climate, noise, vibration, electromagnetic fields, static electricity, lighting); premises (hygiene, ventilation systems, heating and air conditioning, water supply systems, prophylaxis against infectious diseases); feeding of crews, working conditions in extreme environments, standardisation of the length of tours of duty, hygiene and psychophysiology of female crew, safety measures for transportation of chemicals, ergonomics; psychology of seafarers' work, environmental monitoring, international law on environmental pollution from ships.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; sea transport; inland water transport; USSR
Descriptors (secondary) polar climate; comment on law; vibration; static electricity; electromagnetic fields; ship holds; ergonomics; conditions of work; manuals; air conditioning; pollution control; heating; psychological effects; shipbuilding industry; women; legislation; water pollution; noise
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Water transportation