|Document ID (ISN)||68229|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0007-9936 - Cahiers de médecine interprofessionnelle
|Convention or series no.
||Fiche médico-professionnelle No.10
||The ready-to-wear garment trades in Paris
||Les métiers parisiens de la confection [in French]|
||1994, Vol.34, No.2. Insert.
||Contents of this occupational data sheet devoted to ready-to-wear dress makers (cutters, machine operators, pressers, particularly those in the Paris area): definition; characteristics of the occupation; description of activities; 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 (musculoskeletal and cardiovascular problems) and accidents; prevention of hazards (collective, personal, OSH measures, specific first-aid measures - mostly relating to hand injuries); regulations applicable in France. Final remarks: it is the role of the occupational physician to provide guidance on the ergonomic layout of workplaces and the improvement of the thermal environment of ironing workers; it is also his/her responsibility to increase safety consciousness among cutters and machine operators, and to educate workers in proper handling techniques.
||tailors, dressmakers and hatters; manufacture of textile goods; occupations; France
||conditions of work; data sheet; health hazards; safety and health engineering
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Textile and clothing industries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Clothing and finished textile products industry