|Document ID (ISN)||105082|
|Convention or series no.
||Health at work and within the community in the banana producing sector
||La salud en el trabajo y la comunidad en el sector bananero [in Spanish]|
||Fenacle Nacional, Gayaquil, Rumichaca 2206 y ManabÝ, Edificio Monterrey, 4to piso oficina 4-5, Quito, Ecuador, ca 2005. 6p. Illus.
||06-0524.pdf [in Spanish]
||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.
||Ecuador; risk factors; training material; plant safety and health organization; plantations
||neurotoxic effects; pesticide poisoning; fumigation; manual lifting; data sheet; work posture; ergonomics; medical supervision; glossary; physical workload
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Ecuador|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations