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Document ID (ISN)73993
CIS number 99-1914
Year 1993
Convention or series no. GAO/GGD-94-22
Title U.S.-Mexico trade: The work environment at eight U.S.-owned maquiladora auto parts plants
Bibliographic information United States General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C. 20548, USA, Nov. 1993. 45p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Review of labour practices under the Mexican maquiladora programme. This report evaluates the safety and health work environment at eight USA-owned maquiladora auto parts plants; describes the Mexican system for safety and health oversight; and discusses U.S.-Mexican cooperative efforts to enhance working conditions. Topics: lead; chemical hazards; conditions of work; ergonomics; fire protection; hearing conservation; information of personnel; legislation; machinery; materials handling; mechanical hazards; Mexico; motor vehicle industry; noise level; notification of accidents and diseases; personal protective equipment; plant safety and health organization; repetitive work; report; respirators; USA; work in confined spaces.
Descriptors (primary) Mexico; plant safety and health organization; motor vehicle industry; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; information of personnel; report; noise level; lead; repetitive work; machinery; work in confined spaces; ergonomics; personal protective equipment; respirators; fire protection; chemical hazards; notification of accidents and diseases; mechanical hazards; legislation; hearing conservation; USA
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Motor vehicle manufacturing industry