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Document ID (ISN)56815
CIS number 91-1493
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Title Risks of working in high mountain locations
Original title Los riesgos del trabajo en la alta montaña [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Asociación Chilena de Seguridad, Casilla 14565, Correo Central, Santiago, Chile, Sep. 1989. 33p. Illus.
Abstract Training manual. Contents: jobs at high altitudes; the Cordillera environment (high winds; action of water, snow and ice; reduced air pressure); proper work practices (establishing camp; selection of personnel; construction of camps; safety organisation); dangers of transport at high altitudes; work in cold environments; protection against avalanches; emergency planning.
Descriptors (primary) Chile; training material; high altitude; outdoor work
Descriptors (secondary) wind; snow; avalanches; cold; training manuals; emergency organization; work in isolation
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceChile
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Hypobaric pressure
OSH training