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Document ID (ISN)76700
CIS number 01-701
ISBN(s) 84-95366-16-9
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Title Prevention of general hazards
Original title Prevención de riesgos generales [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information IBERMUTUAMUR, Ramírez de Arellano 27, 28403 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 73p. Illus.
Abstract After an introduction containing definitions of hazards at the workplace (risks of occupational accidents and diseases, and ergonomic factors), this booklet presents the basic principles of occupational safety and health. Main topics covered; falls of persons (from heights or at the level); falls of objects; trips; striking against objects; injuries due to objects or tools; projections of fragments or particles; entanglement in machinery, vehicles or objects; overexertion; exposure to extreme temperatures; thermal contact; direct electrical contact; exposure to hazardous, harmful or toxic substances and to radiation; fires and explosions; accidents caused by animals; biological hazards; noise and vibration; lighting; thermal stress; VDU workplaces; physical fatigue; mental workload; job dissatisfaction. An appendix includes self-appraisal exercises with answers and comments.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; training material; plant safety and health organization
Descriptors (secondary) noise and vibration control; falls of persons; fire fighting; dangerous substances; entanglement; electricity; extreme temperatures; physical workload; heat load; mental workload; training manuals; falling objects; harmful substances
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) OSH training