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ID (ISN) del documento31228
Número CIS 79-887
ISBN(s) 0-11-883222-0
Año 1978
Número de serie
Título Health and safety - Manufacturing and service industries 1977.
Información bibliográfica Health and Safety Executive, London. H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, 1978. 84p. Illus. 9 ref. Price: £2.75.
Resumen The total number of accidents reported in 1977 in all industries covered by the Factories Act was 244,436, with 357 fatalities, a record low total for this century (382 in 1976, 427 in 1975). Contents of the report: statistical tables; impact of safety policies and their implementation (joint management/worker initiatives, safety representatives, etc.); major incidents and incidents attracting publicity (hazards from gases; transport of hazardous materials; asbestos); plant and process hazards (flammable liquids, dusts, solids, gases, exothermic reactions, welding and cutting of plant, tanks and vessels); mechanical and electrical hazards (machine safety, glass-bottle manufacturing accidents); occupational hygiene (microbiological hazards, major hazard appraisal, textile dyestripping, carcinogenic substances survey, new developments in respirator design); national industry groups (health service, research establishments, rubber, paper and board, printing, docks, construction industry, food industry, plastics, footwear, leather, engineering, foundries, steelmaking, wire, rope, and cable-making, chemical industry, shipbuilding and ship-repairing, brewing, distilling, drink industries). The report of HM Explosives Inspectorate is appended.
Descriptores (primarios) Reino Unido; industria de explosivos; inspección de trabajo
Descriptores (secundarios) gases comprimidos; encargados de la seguridad; accidentes de trabajo; informe; acetileno; amianto; substancias inflamables; substancias oxidantes; relaciones entre empresarios y trabajadores; transporte de mercancias; estadísticas; practicas inseguras; accidentes eléctricos; riesgos mecánicos; legislación; ejecución de la ley; higiene laboral
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
Tema(s) Administración, legislación, inspección
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Chemical industry
Labour inspection