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Document ID (ISN)111230
CIS number 10-0754
ISBN(s) 978-85-98117-50-8
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kulcsar Neto F., Gronchi C.C., Ferreira de Suza Durate Saad I., de Ângelo da Cunha I., Possebon J., Texeira M.M., do Amaral N.C.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Silica - Worker's manual
Original title Sílica - Manual do trabalhador [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 06409-002, Brazil, 2010. 59p. Illus. 8 ref. Price: BRL 10.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Abstract This manual aims to inform workers and small businesses of the risks related to exposure to silica dust and on silicosis. It presents various operations which may generate silica dust, together with control and protection measures.
Descriptors (primary) silica; silicosis; training material; limitation of exposure; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) respirable dust; small enterprises; exposure evaluation; medical examinations; personal protective equipment; responsibilities of employers; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Pneumoconioses