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Document ID (ISN)101340
CIS number 03-253
ISBN(s) 92-2-313108-1
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hiba J.C.
Title Conditions of work and occupational safety and health in Peruvian mines
Original title Condiciones de trabajo, seguridad y salud ocupacional en la minería del Perú [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2002. 248p. Illus. 169 ref.
Internet access 03-0253.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This report presents a broad overview of the conditions of work and the management of occupational safety and health in the mining sector in Peru, integrating economic and social factors. It consists of seven chapters: general characteristics of the mining sector (size of enterprises, types of production, profile of the worker population, technology, national institutional framework, degree of the multinational character of the sector); general living conditions and adaptation to working at high altitudes; conditions of employment and work (contractual and wage systems, working hours, shift work, work organization, training, employee welfare facilities, hazards due to the work environment, occupational accidents, occupational diseases); national institutional framework for the mining sector and implemented or proposed preventive actions; situation of small-scale mines in Peru (types of enterprises, legislative framework, conditions of work, occupational safety and health); conclusions and recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; Peru; mining industry; conditions of work; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) welfare facilities; small enterprises; public OSH institutions; work organization; social aspects; report; economic aspects; high altitude; legal aspects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying