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Document ID (ISN)56790
CIS number 91-1568
ISBN(s) 0-11-885656-1
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
Title Local authorities report on health and safety in service industries 1989/90
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, PO Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 46p. Illus. 12 ref. Price: GBP 3.50.
Abstract This report reviews the achievements of local authorities (LAs) in 1989/90 and looks at the major initiatives that have taken place through the Health and Safety Executive/Local Enforcement Liaison Committee (HELA). Part 1: enforcement responsibilities of LAs; liaison arrangements with HELA and its sub-committees; future concerns and priorities. Part 2: case studies of fatal accidents and how they could have been avoided; types of accidents occurring to peripatetic workers. Part 3: nationwide LA health and safety statistics. Tables include: reported injuries by employment status, kind of accident, industry and severity of injury; injury rates and trends (1986-87/1989-90) for activities mainly enforced by LAs; national estimates of LA premises, visits and enforcement action.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; United Kingdom; offices; enforcement; retail trade; hotel industry; labour inspection; wholesale trade
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; report; fatalities; injuries; statistics
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Hotels and restaurants
Labour inspection
Retail industry
Office work