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Document ID (ISN)69781
CIS number 97-1509
ISBN(s) 82-91833-00-1
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brune D., Gerhardsson G., Crockford G.W., D'Auria D., Norbńck D.
International Labour Office (ILO)
Title The workplace. Volume 1 - Fundamentals of health, safety and welfare. Volume 2 - Major industries and occupations
Bibliographic information Scandinavian Science Publisher as, Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway, 1997. 2 vols. xv, 988p. and xii, 860p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: USD 290.00.
Internet access 97-1509.pdf [in English]
Abstract This two-volume manual reviews key health and safety issues in the working environment. Volume 1 covers the fundamentals of health, safety and welfare: the future of work and coping with change; management and organization of work; human factors and ergonomics; occupational safety; physical, chemical and biological factors of occupational hygiene; personal protection; occupational medicine. Volume 2 examines issues in specific industries and occupations: service sector; visual display units; transport; process industry; manufacturing industry; construction; agriculture, horticulture and forestry; the marine environment.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; occupational diseases; ILO; CIS; physical hazards; chemical hazards; biological hazards; occupational medicine; human factors
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; role of management; manufacturing industries; forestry; work organization; process engineering; computer terminals; transport; ergonomics; manuals; safety analysis; exposure evaluation; construction industry; major hazards; personal protective equipment; agriculture; horticulture; services; future trends; social aspects; occupational accidents
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom; ILO; Norway; Sweden
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Psychological factors