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Document ID (ISN)77360
CIS number 01-1367
ISBN(s) 92-2-112822-9
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Keith M., Brophy J., Kirby P., Rosskam E.
Title Barefoot research: A workers' manual for organising on work security
Bibliographic information InFocus Programme on Socio-Economic Security, International Labour Office (ILO), 4, rte. des Morillons, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2002. 93p. Illus. 105 ref. Gratis.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract The practical manual was developed in order to help workers interested in increasing their level of control over their own work conditions, including the protection of their health and well-being, and their level of basic security. Contents: purpose of "barefoot research"; tools of research by workers (definition of goals, inspections by workers, surveys, small group discussions, mapping, interviews, observation, use and interpretation of information); taking action (using and sharing the results of "barefoot research", agreeing on action with workers, getting things done, gaining a voice).
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; ILO; training material; workers' participation; role of workers' organizations
Descriptors (secondary) information dissemination; manuals; supply of information; workmen's compensation; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Workers' participation
OSH training