2012-11-01 12:00 - Messages

Bonnes pratiques : La branche céramique fait le lien entre absentéisme et conditions de travail

Les partenaires sociaux de la branche des industries céramiques ont sollicité l'expertise de l'Anact et du cabinet ESSOR Consultants pour mieux comprendre le phénomène de l’absentéisme et rechercher des pistes de prévention. Les entreprises de la branche des Industries céramiques de France, inquiètent de l'impact significatif de la suppression du délai de carence sur les absences de courte durée et la performance, ont souhaité aborder la problématique de l’absentéisme par le biais des conditions de travail (santé au travail, usure professionnelle, management, parcours professionnels, etc.).

Source : http://www.anact.fr/web/actualite/essentiel?p_thingIdToShow=28387597

New Zealand mining disaster: Sweeping away of old laws left industry "in limbo"

New laws to improve worker participation in health and safety matters and toughen up directors' duties should be given early attention, according to an official report into the Pike River mining tragedy in New Zealand two years ago. The Pike River coal mine, which lies on the west coast of the South Island, exploded on 19 November 2010, due to the ignition of a large volume of methane gas. Twenty-nine men underground died immediately, or soon afterwards, either from the blast or from the toxic atmosphere. Over the next nine days the mine exploded three more times before it was sealed.

The Royal Commission report into the incident, issued 5 November 2012, makes 16 recommendations, the vast majority of which the New Zealand Government has promised to take forward immediately. Following its release, Labour minister Kate Wilkinson resigned from her post, but retains ministerial responsibilities for other portfolios.

Source : http://www.sheilapantry.com/oshworld/news.html#New_Zealand_mining_disaster 

The Royal Commission report is available at: http://pikeriver.royalcommission.govt.nz/Final-Report


WorkSafeBC launches e-books to aid safety training

WorkSafeBC has launched several interactive e-books for iPad, aimed at helping employers improve their health and safety training. Valuable information on a wide range of workplace health and safety topics is now available in the form of 18 free, interactive ebooks

Source : http://www.worksafebc.com/news_room/Innovations/default.asp

Identifying fall-protection training needs for residential roofing subcontractors

Falls remain the leading cause of injuries and fatalities in the small residential roofing industry and analogous investigations are underrepresented in the literature. To address this issue, fall-protection training needs were explored through 29 semi-structured interviews among residential roofing subcontractors with respect to recommendations for the design of fall-protection training. Content analysis using grounded theory was conducted to analyze participants' responses. Results of the analysis revealed six themes related to the design of current fall-protection training: (1) barriers to safety training; (2) problems of formal safety-training programs; (3) recommendations for training implementation; (4) important areas for fall-protection training; (5) training delivery means; and (6) design features of training materials. Results of the study suggest the need for informal jobsite safety training to complement what had been covered in formalized safety training. This work also provides recommendations for the design of a more likely adopted fall-protection training program.

Source : Hung YH, Winchester WW, Smith-Jackson TL, Kleiner BM, Babski-Reeves KL, Mills TH. dentifying fall-protection training needs for residential roofing subcontractors, Appl. Ergon. 2012; ePub, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2012.09.007


Accident investigation: from searching direct causes to finding in-depth causes

Problem of analysis or/and of analyst?

"Current operating feedback systems in industry show some limits since, in numerous industrial companies, the numbers of events do not decrease anymore and similar events seem to recur. Our assumption is that weaknesses come mainly from analysis methodology used. After a description of analysis methodology history, we focus on interest of applying an organisational analysis of events, familiar to scholars but not yet applied in industry, and we describe its main characteristics after defining what we mean by “organisation”. Then we highlight roles of analysts who are not neutral in using event analysis method, assuming that these roles could be a block to progress of event analyses."
Dien, Y.; Dechy, N. ;  Guillaume, E. Accident investigation: from searching direct causes to finding in-depth causes. Problem of analysis or/and of analyst? Safety Science, 2012 , p. 1398-1407 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2011.12.010

New Office Health & Safety Website

The new updated ‘Office health and safety' website is now live. This site guides employers and employees to information relating to health, safety and welfare in the office.

Source : http://www.hse.gov.uk/office/?eban=rss-

Transport de fonds

Deux décrets du 1er octobre 2012 modifient les règles relatives aux aménagements des locaux desservis par les transporteurs de fonds et aux conditions de transport des fonds.

Décret n° 2012-1109 du 1er octobre 2012 http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/jopdf/common/jo_pdf.jsp?numJO=0&dateJO=20121003&numTexte=7&pageDebut=15475&pageFin=15479

 Décret n° 2012-1110 du 1er octobre 2012 http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/jopdf/common/jo_pdf.jsp?numJO=0&dateJO=20121003&numTexte=8&pageDebut=15480&pageFin=15481


Chinese temporary workers bring unsafe mining culture, union says

An influx of temporary foreign workers into British Columbia’s mining sector is taking jobs from Canadian workers and making the mines more dangerous, according to the organizing body for British Columbia trade unions.
In an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Bargaining Council of BC Building Trade Unions argues that the planned importation of Chinese workers this week by Canadian Dehua International Mines Group Inc. is a strategy for the companies to employ lower-paid employees who are not familiar with Canadian mine safety culture and regulations [...]

Source:  http://www.ohscanada.com/news/chinese-temporary-workers-bring-unsafe-mining-culture-union-says/1001783699/?ref=rss&ctid=1001783699 

La filière des DEEE hors lampes : Aide au repérage des risques dans les entreprises de collecte et de traitement des écrans à tube cathodique

Cette brochure s'adresse aux entreprises liées à la filière de collecte et de traitement des écrans à tube cathodique (distributeurs, déchèteries, économie sociale et solidaire, logisticiens, prestataires de traitement). Elle a pour objectif de les aider dans l'évaluation des risques professionnels liés aux différentes opérations de la filière - collecte, tri, regroupement, transport, ainsi que les opérations de traitement (démantèlement des écrans, dépollution des tubes cathodiques,
broyage des plastiques, des cartes électroniques, des câbles, etc.) - et de leur permettre d'intégrer cette préoccupation dans leur démarche de prévention.
La brochure peut également être utilisée, à titre informatif, par les "metteurs sur le marché", les éco-organismes agréés, les acteurs de la prévention des risques professionnels et les concepteurs de matériel et d'infrastructures.

Source :  http://www.inrs.fr/accueil/produits/mediatheque/doc/publications.html?refINRS=ED%206133

Bonnes pratiques pour la sécurité et la santé dans l’industrie européenne des pâtes et papiers

CEPI – the Confederation of European Paper Industries en collaboration avec l'European Paper Workers' Union - EMCF - ont lancé un rapport de bonnes pratiques en santé et sécurité du travail dans l'industrie européenne du papier. Le rapport présente 22 bonnes pratiques, classées dans 4 catégories thématiques : gestion; mesures ciblées; partage et apprentissage; implication.

Source : Pas de papier sans des personnes compétentes, en bonne santé et en sécurité : Rapport de bonnes pratiques pour la sécurité et la santé dans l'industrie européenne de la pâte et du papier


CPWR Retooled eLCOSH offers Toolbox Talks, Safety Videos

For construction workers, contractors, trainers and safety and health professionals, finding the specific toolbox talks, handouts and research studies is now easier. The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) launched a sleek new version of its electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health (eLCOSH). A new toolbox for workplace safety and additional useful resource links have been added to the CPWR Web page.

Source : http://www.elcosh.org/index.php

Work Health and Safety Strategy launches - Australia

The Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022 has been published by Safe Work Australia. The strategy provides a framework to drive improvements in work health and safety and is aimed at governments, work health and safety regulators, industry, unions and other organisations that influence work health and safety in workplaces across Australia.

The strategy sets four outcomes to be achieved by 2022:
•reduced incidence of work-related death, injury and illness;
•reduced exposure to hazards and risks;
•improved hazard controls;
•improved work health and safety infrastructure.

Source :

Grand Rendez-vous santé sécurité du travail : résumés des conférences 2012

Les résumés des conférences du Grand Rendez-vous santé sécurité du travail 2012 sont maintenant disponibles.

Source: http://grandrendez-vous.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19&Itemid=13&lang=fr 

The Health & Safety Toolbox : How to Control Risks at Work

This new site provides helpful areas of advice, which apply to all workplaces.
Health and safety management should be a straightforward part of managing your business as a whole. It involves practical steps that protect people from harm and at the same time protect the future success of your business. Visit the new site, Health & Safety Toolbox.

Source : http://www.hse.gov.uk/toolbox/index.htm?ebul=gd-paperprint&cr=10/11-oct-12


Travail et Changement : Enquête sur le travail des CHSCT

A l’occasion des trente ans des CHSCT, le réseau ANACT a mené une enquête auprès de 27 CHSCT, afin d’interroger...leurs conditions de travail. Portrait d’une instance qui a parfois du mal à se positionner.

  • Un anniversaire bilan;
  • Une étude qualitative ;
  • Un supplément de douze propositions

Source : http://www.npdc.aract.fr/IMG/pdf/TEC345_BAT4.pdf

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