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Document ID (ISN)75752
CIS number 00-1630
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schweigert M.K., House R.A., Holness D.L.
Title Occupational health and safety management systems in the Canadian pulp and paper industry: Methods of auditing
Bibliographic information Oct. 1999, Vol.41, No.10, p.857-862. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract The Canadian Pulp and Paper Association has developed eight "Guiding Principles for Management of Occupational Health and Safety" (OHS) for its member companies. As part of a study to assess member companies' OHS activities, an on-site audit was performed for 11 sites. The audit assessed five key components of a management system for a number of OHS activities. It was found that management-system components more likely to be in place included goals and procedure definition, whereas measures of performance, review of measures, and corrective action were less well documented. Environmental surveillance and injury reduction were most actively monitored, as indicated by the number of measures of performance relating to these activities.
Descriptors (primary) inspection; plant safety and health organization; paper and paper products industry
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; implementation of control measures; environment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection
Paper and paper products industry