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ID (ISN) del documento61720
Número CIS 94-130
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Pandey R., Kanhere V.
Título Activists' handbook of occupational health and safety
Información bibliográfica Society for Participatory Research in Asia, 42, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi 110062, India, July 1993. 223p. 95 ref. Price: USD 20.00.
Resumen The principal problems faced by the Indian workforce are described for the benefit of trade union activists, journalists, medical personnel and others working to improve occupational safety and health. Chapter headings: introduction; safety; physical hazards; how women and children are affected; chemical hazards; hazards of dust; case studies; prevention of health hazards; occupational health: a legal perspective; further information. The case studies cover agate working, sewer maintenance, garbage collection and hospital work. The chapter on legal aspects summarizes existing laws and their application in practice; it includes a list of notifiable diseases under the Indian Factories Act (CIS 89-701) and a list of occupational diseases under the Workmen's Compensation and Employees' State Insurance Acts. "Further information" provides the names of 13 resource institutions in India as well as a bibliography.
Descriptores (primarios) India; higiene laboral; seguridad en el trabajo; trabajos peligrosos; riesgos químicos; material para la formación; papel de las organizaciones de trabajadores; riesgos mecánicos; paises en desarrollo; riesgos físicos; riesgos biológicos
Descriptores (secundarios) recogida de basuras; ninos; manuales; manuales de formación; hospitales; trabajo en alcantarillas; joyería, orfebrería; agricultura; causas de los accidentes; legislación; mujeres
Tipo de documento C - Manuales de formación, material audiovisual
País / Estado o ProvinciaIndia
Tema(s) Generalidades sobre prevención
Broad subject area(s) Aspectos generales
Navegación por categoria(s) OSH training
Biological hazards
OSH in developing countries