The Organization of First Aid in the Workplace
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH SERIES No. 63
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The International Programme for the Improvement of Working Conditions and Environment (PIACT) was launched by the International Labour Organization in 1976 at the request of the International Labour Conference and after extensive consultations with member States.
PIACT is designed to promote or support action by member States to set and attain definite objectives aiming at “making work more human”. The Programme is thus concerned with improving the quality of working life in all its aspects: for example, the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases, a wider application of the principles of ergonomics, the arrangement of working time, the improvement of the content and organization of work and of conditions of work in general, and a greater concern for the human element in the transfer of technology. To achieve these aims, PIACT makes use of and coordinates the traditional means of ILO action, including:
This publication is the outcome of a PIACT project.
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