|Document ID (ISN)||76700|
|Convention or series no.
||Prevention of general hazards
||Prevención de riesgos generales [in Spanish]|
||IBERMUTUAMUR, Ramírez de Arellano 27, 28403 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 73p. Illus.
||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.
||Spain; training material; plant safety and health organization
||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
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
|Broad subject area(s)
||General safety, health and conditions of work