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Document ID (ISN)105082
CIS number 06-524
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Health at work and within the community in the banana producing sector
Original title La salud en el trabajo y la comunidad en el sector bananero [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Fenacle Nacional, Gayaquil, Rumichaca 2206 y ManabÝ, Edificio Monterrey, 4to piso oficina 4-5, Quito, Ecuador, ca 2005. 6p. Illus.
Abstract Published by the National Federation of Food Industry Workers, Farmers and Free Indigenous Populations of Ecuador (FENACLE), this leaflet describes the risk factors related to the various tasks involved in banana production, their likely effects and the preventive measures to be adopted. The main risk factors include pesticide poisoning, excessive physical workloads and manual lifting. The terms used are explained in a glossary.
Descriptors (primary) Ecuador; risk factors; training material; plant safety and health organization; plantations
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; pesticide poisoning; fumigation; manual lifting; data sheet; work posture; ergonomics; medical supervision; glossary; physical workload
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceEcuador
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
OSH training