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Document ID (ISN)57159
CIS number 91-1903
Year 1990
Convention or series no. Arab Institute for OSH No.16
Title Occupational health and safety of workers in the petroleum sector in the Arab States
Original title As-sihha wa s-salaamatu l-mihniiya li l-(aamaliin fii qitaa(i n-naft fii l-watani l-(arabiyy [in Arabic]
Bibliographic information Arab Labour Office, Arab Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, P.O. Box 5770, Damascus, Syria, 1990. 200p.
Abstract Part 1: responses to an ALO questionnaire from Bahrain, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria (separate government and trade union replies) and Yemen. Topics: national legislation, occupational health services, surveillance of the work environment, accident prevention, training and propaganda, directives and other publications, results of the questionnaire, conclusions. Part 2: discussion of the results for various operations (drilling, transportation, etc.); typical hazards and occupational diseases; preventive measures; environmental issues.
Descriptors (primary) Bahrain; occupational hygiene; occupational safety; Iraq; developing countries; Syrian Arab Republic; Yemen; petroleum and natural gas industry; Saudi Arabia
Descriptors (secondary) health programmes; report; ALO; conditions of work; labour inspection; neighbourhood protection; safety programmes; plant health services; legislation; questionnaire survey
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSyrian Arab Republic
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
OSH in developing countries