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Safety and Health

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Abstract

“Food manufacturing has a relatively poor health and safety record in comparison to”.

Keywords

Occupational Health Occupational Asthma Manual Handling Repetitive Strain Injury Packaging Machine 
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Abbreviations

AIHA

American Industrial Hygiene Association (USA)

BSI

British Standards Institute (UK)

COSHH

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (UK)

DETR

Department of the Environment Trade and the Regions (UK)

EEA

European Economic Area

EHSR

Essential health and safety requirements

ESPE

Electrosensitive protective equipment

FDF

Food and Drink Federation (UK)

FIMA

Food Industry Medical Association (UK)

FLT

Forklift truck

HAZOP

Hazard and operability (study)

HSE

Health and Safety Executive (UK)

HGV

Heavy goods vehicle

OHS

Occupational health and safety

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (USA)

OSHM

Occupational safety and health management (system)

PUWER

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (UK)

RIDDOR

Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (UK)

RSI

Repetitive strain injury

SHARP

Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (USA)

SMR

Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (Amended 2011) (UK)

THOR

The Health Occupation Reporting Network (UK)

VPP

Voluntary Protection Program (USA)

WRULD

Work-related upper limb disorder

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chemical Engineering Department, College of Engineering and PetroleumKuwait UniversitySafatKuwait

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