|Document ID (ISN)||103776|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional
|Convention or series no.
||Corrêa I.M., Yamashita R.Y., Ramos H.H., Franco A.V.F.
||Profiles of agricultural accidents recorded in the public health agencies of São Paulo in 2000
||Perfil dos acidentes rurais em agências do INSS de São Paulo no ano 2000 [in Portuguese]|
||2003, Vol.28, No.107/108, p.39-57. Illus. 10 ref.
||Statistics of occupational accidents in the agricultural sector in the State of São Paulo in 2000 are analysed. Results are expressed according to the following criteria: characteristics of the victims (sex, age, marital status); task being carried out at the time of the accident; type of accident; accident cause; location of injury; type of injury; accident consequences (absenteeism, hospitalisation). 949 accidents were recorded, most being related to harvesting (41.7%). Hand tools were the main cause of accidents (34.3%) and the most frequent injuries were traumatic injuries or contusions (68.9%). Striking against mechanical parts or objects were the most frequent accident types (43,8%) and the parts of the body most frequently injured were the upper extremities (43.2%).
||occupational accidents; agriculture; statistics; Brazil
||public OSH institutions; harvesting; injuries; contusion; location of injury; age-linked differences; sex-linked differences; compilation of statistics; frequency rates; causes of accidents
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Brazil|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations