Diseño de un sistema de gestión de seguridad y salud en el trabajo para una comercializadora de productos de acero basado en el sistema Nacional de prevención de riesgos laborales

Occupational Health and Safety provides suitable environments for the benefit of the workers. This topic causes great area of interest to the author of this dissertation paper. It presents a Management System for Occupational Health and Safety for INGECABLES S.A., in which the objective is preservin...

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Main Author: León Castro, Jorge Andrés
Other Authors: Larrea Araujo, César Alberto
Format: Tesis de Pregrado
Published: Quito: Universidad de las Américas, 2016. 2016
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Online Access:http://dspace.udla.edu.ec/handle/33000/4966
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Summary:Occupational Health and Safety provides suitable environments for the benefit of the workers. This topic causes great area of interest to the author of this dissertation paper. It presents a Management System for Occupational Health and Safety for INGECABLES S.A., in which the objective is preserving the integrity of its workers. The methodology is deductive, hence it follows the regulations of the Risks at Work Audit System "SART" along with other legal regulations of Ecuador. As a result, it addresses four management elements: Administration, Technical, Human Resources, and Basic Operating Procedures. The Administration Management starts diagnosing the current state of the company, which allows the development of a Management System planning. As a result, the organizational structure defines the responsible group for the Management System and supporting documentation. The Technical Management controls occupational hazards in the company, by the identification, measurement, evaluation, control, environmental monitoring and health surveillance. A well-established hazard management is key to avoid accidents and occupational diseases. The Human Resource Management establish the job requirements that identify skills related to occupational risk factors. At the same time, it also proposes an information and communication system, in addition to a training program for workers. The Basic Operating Procedures assemble preventive activities, such as; emergency and contingency plans, health and safety examination, occupational investigation of diseases and accidents, internal audits, personal protective equipment, and health surveillance. The outcome of the design is a tool to implement the Occupational Health and Safety Management System that fulfills the requirements of the company. In conclusion, INGECABLES S.A. will meet the responsibility to protect their workers wellness and productivity of the company during the implementation process of the Management System. The result will include this reliable tool; the effect of an academic effort, that will be the preferred choice.