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Document ID (ISN)101022
CIS number 03-152
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kiefer C., Fagá I., Sampaio M.R.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Work - Education - Health: A multicoloured mosaic
Original title Trabalho - Educação - Saúde: um mosaico em múltiplos tons [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 05409-002, Brazil, 2nd ed., 2001. 349p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: BRL 15.00.
Abstract This document on the basic education of workers in the area of occupational safety and health reports on the practical experiences of occupational safety and health professionals (physicians, psychologists) and representatives of public occupational safety and health institutions. Main topics addressed: basic education of workers; achievements of Fundacentro's educational programmes; poisonings due to toxic substances; training in the field of ergonomics; information on pesticide poisoning in schools in rural areas; programme aimed at garbage collection workers; organization of work and hygiene in the marble extraction industry; vocational training in occupational safety and health in a steel-producing region; improvements in the conditions of work in the fishing and diving sectors; promotion of occupational medicine in Brazil.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; safety and health training; Brazil
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; refuse collection; occupational psychology; diving; social aspects; fishing; role of government; role of workers' organizations; occupational medicine; ergonomics
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) OSH training