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Document ID (ISN)78689
CIS number 02-618
ISSN - Serial title 1262-4055 - Préventique-Sécurité
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Favaro M.
Title Evaluation of occupational hazards - Overview of the complexities of the problems facing the company occupational safety and health specialist
Original title Evaluer les risques professionnels - Aperçu de la complexité des problèmes pour le préventeur [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar.-Apr. 2001, No.56, p.40-45. Illus. 21 ref.
Abstract Aimed at persons responsible for safety and health within the enterprise, this article presents the main elements of the approach for evaluating occupational hazards. It provides definitions of "risk", "accident" and "danger". Various methods and approaches for hazard evaluation within the enterprise are presented (including standardized, safety engineering and comprehensive approaches), as well as the selection criteria for the most suited method given the specific conditions prevailing within the enterprise.
Descriptors (primary) hazard evaluation; plant safety and health organization; safety consultants
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; safety engineering; safety officers; safety planning; standard; safety analysis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation