ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)101011
CIS number 03-99
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sampaio M.R.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Lead workers are not made of steel
Original title O trabalhador do chumbo não é de ferro [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 05409-002, Brazil, 2001. 30p. Illus. Price: BRL 5.00.
Internet access 03-0099.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract Aimed at workers exposed to lead, this training booklet presents the risks incurred, hygiene and preventive measures, and workers' rights with respect to occupational safety and health in poem form. Four exercises are also proposed to the workers. They consist of analysing their conditions of work, the risks they incur and their influence on health, as well as the prevention measures they should consider.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; Brazil; training material; health hazards; lead
Descriptors (secondary) respirable dust; metal fumes; personal protective equipment; personal hygiene; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
OSH training
Lead and compounds