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Document ID (ISN)103779
CIS number 05-104
ISSN - Serial title 0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de sa˙de ocupacional
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Marques S.M.T., da Silva G.P.
Title Occupation and accidents in agricultural settings in western Santa Catarina, Brazil
Original title Trabalho e acidentes no meio rural do oeste catarinense, Santa Catarina, Brazil [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information 2003, Vol.28, No.107/108, p.101-105. 12 ref.
Internet access 05-0104.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract The objective of this study was to describe the characteristics of agricultural workers of western Santa Catarina State in Brazil, as well as the incidence of occupational accidents affecting this population. Socio-demographic, occupational and accident data were collected by means of a questionnaire given to 60 agricultural workers. 68.3% of the surveyed workers were married, with heads of family aged 41-60 representing 60%; average schooling was 4 to 8 years; 80% worked more than 40 hours per week; 20% had been victims of an occupational accident.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; agriculture; Brazil
Descriptors (secondary) frequency rates; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Agriculture