|Document ID (ISN)||59846|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0210-6612 - Salud y trabajo
|Convention or series no.
||Castillón Uribe J.M., García Anadón J.A., Muňoz Pueyo R., Tovares Uceda J.L.
||Occupational risks in automobile-repair workshops
||Riesgos profesionales en talleres de reparación de vehículos [in Spanish]|
||1992, No.92, p.4-14. Illus.
||A study to investigate the occupational risks in the automobile repair sector was carried out in Spain in 1989-90 by the Spanish National Institute of Safety and Health. A summary of the progress report is presented. The study involved 6,103 workers in 456 enterprises. Particular areas studied were: fire prevention; electrical equipment; generation and distribution of compressed air. Preventive measures are provided in all three of these areas. Most significant risks include: flying particles, explosions, fires and falls. Posture at work in relation to the task performed is also discussed. Most significant health risks include: noise exposure, inhalation of hazardous fumes and particles, and contact with hazardous substances such as solvents.
||Spain; risk factors; coachwork; metalworking industry
||falls of persons; dangerous substances; compressors; noise; electricity; flying particles; work posture; explosion hazards; fire prevention; falling objects; fire hazards
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
||Metal production and metalworking
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Motor vehicle manufacturing industry