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Document ID (ISN)69785
CIS number 97-1511
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Title Occupational safety
Bibliographic information In: The Workplace (by Brune D. et al., eds), Scandinavian Science Publisher as, Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway, 1997, Vol.1, p.221-388. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract These 13 chapters in a major new survey of OSH examine selected issues of occupational safety: development of accident perception; occupational and major accidents (accident and risk perception and measurement, accident information systems); costs of accidents; accident theories and models; feedback control of accidents; feedback control in offshore module fabrication; safety analysis; major accident hazards; implementation of the Seveso directive; fires and explosions; toxic combustion products; bodily hazards from explosions in enclosures; an approach to accident prevention.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; occupational accidents; fire, explosions; pyrolysis products; cost of accidents; hazard evaluation; major hazards; plant safety organization; safety analysis
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; information dissemination; analysis of accident causes; notification of occupational accidents; risk awareness; frequency rates; statistics; fire protection; accident investigation; biological effects; results of explosions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Economic aspects
Risk evaluation
Major hazards