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Document ID (ISN)111225
CIS number 10-0764
ISBN(s) 978-85-98117-30-0
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Marble industry - Reference Manual - Recommendations for occupational safety and health
Original title Marmorarias - Manual de referência - Recomendações de segurança e saúde no trabalho [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 06409-002, Brésil, 2008. 38p. Illus. 23 réf.
Internet access Marmorarias.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract This booklet presents technical recommendations for the prevention and control of hazards in the marble industry. Main topics covered: control of exposure to dust; control of exposure to noise; control of exposure to other risk factors; exposure monitoring; medical surveillance; workers' training.
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; marble; plant safety and health organization; limitation of exposure; health hazards; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) vibration; noise; ergonomics; exposure evaluation; dust control; safety and health training; safety guides; chemical hazards
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Mining and quarrying