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Document ID (ISN)101030
CIS number 03-111
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Prevention of accidents caused by venomous animals
Original title Prevenção de acidentes com animais peçonhentos [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 05409-002, Brazil, 2001. 46p. Illus. 8 ref. Price: BRL 10.00.
Abstract Aimed at workers exposed to risks of accidents from venomous animals, this booklet lists the various dangerous species in Brazil, gives practical advice on the prevention of accidents and explains the measures that need to be taken in the event of an accident. Contents: accidents caused by snakes; accidents causes by spiders, scorpions or tarantulas; accidents caused by bees, wasps or ants; personal protective equipment; addresses of Brazilian poison centres and national coordination programme for the control of accidents due to venomous animals.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; Brazil; training material; animals; bites; venoms
Descriptors (secondary) training manuals; personal protective equipment; antidote treatment
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Animal hazards
OSH training