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Document ID (ISN)68228
CIS number 96-2126
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9936 - Cahiers de médecine interprofessionnelle
Year 1992
Convention or series no. Fiche médico-professionnelle No.5
Title The HVAC technician
Original title L'agent d'exploitation en génie climatique [in French]
Bibliographic information 1992, Vol.32, No.4. Insert.
Abstract Contents of this occupational data sheet devoted to heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) technicians: definition; characteristics of the occupation; description of activities: normal work areas, tools, equipment, products used, hand movements and postures; risks and stresses of the job (connected with the environment, the equipment, the products used, the working hours, the physical and mental workload); occupational diseases and accidents; prevention of hazards (collective, personal, OSH measures - safety plans, emergency preparedness, specific first-aid measures); regulations applicable in France; particular health conditions to watch. Final remarks: this is a job involving, in general, solitary work, high-level of technical knowledge and cognitive strain; it is recommended to provide postural training and to prepare plans for emergency response.
Descriptors (primary) France; ventilation systems; heating, ventilation, air conditioning operators; occupations; air conditioning
Descriptors (secondary) conditions of work; data sheet; health hazards; safety and health engineering
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Heating and air conditioning