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Document ID (ISN)54780
CIS number 90-1891
ISBN(s) 0-86903-940-7
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wyatt A., Oxenburgh M.
Title Workplace health and safety manual in 1 volume
Bibliographic information CCH International, Cnr Talavera and Khartoum Roads, Box 230, North Ryde, N.S.W., 2113 Australia, Sep. 1988. 1 vol. (loose-leaf binder). Illus. Bibl.ref. Indices.
Abstract A very thorough reference guide to all aspects of occupational health and safety, easily updatable because of its ring-binder format. As specific national legislation is not emphasised, this manual can be used in all parts of the English-speaking world. It is divided into the following sections ("tab divisions"): scope and use of the manual; workplace consultation (employee participation, ILO support, OSH representatives and OSH committees); the body at work (details on various body parts and systems, and on how they can be affected by the working environment); hazards, diseases and controls; training; occupational rehabilitation; specific policies and programmes (AIDS, alcoholism, chemical safety, drug addiction, electricity, equipment, fires, hot working conditions, hearing conservation, Legionnaires' disease, machine guarding, maintenance, manual handling, the multicultural workplace, noise, occupational overuse injuries, smoking, women); emergency planning; contractors and third parties; ventilation; ergonomics and work design; records and documentation; outside assistance (including an address list for Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the US and the UK); recent developments; glossary.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; Australia; United Kingdom; New Zealand; USA; Canada
Descriptors (secondary) compendium; hot workplaces; safety devices; occupational diseases; drug dependence; noise; electricity; alcoholism; smoking; legionellosis; rehabilitation; ergonomics; immunodeficiency syndrome; manuals; ventilation; emergency organization; fire prevention; chemical hazards; women; repetitive strain injury; social aspects; glossary; anatomy; workers' participation; safety and health committees; safety and health training; hearing protection
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia; Canada; United Kingdom; New Zealand; USA
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Workers' participation
Alcohol and drug abuse