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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.
Internet access 991914.pdf [in English]
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