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Document ID (ISN)105081
CIS number 06-523
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Arari R.
Title Manual on safety, health and the environment in banana production
Original title Manual de seguridad, salud y ambiente en la producción bananera [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Fenacle Nacional, Gayaquil, Rumichaca 2206 y Manabí, Edificio Monterrey, 4to piso oficina 4-5, Quito, Ecuador, 2005. 72p. Illus.
Abstract Published by the National Federation of Food Industry Workers, Farmers and Free Indigenous Populations of Ecuador (FENCALE), this manual addresses the problems related to occupational safety and health and environmental protection in banana production. It describes the working conditions and environment, the risk factors faced during the various tasks, the modes of exposure to these risks and the effects on workers' health, together with the preventive measures to be adopted and the legal framework for protecting workers and the environment.
Descriptors (primary) Ecuador; risk factors; training material; plant safety and health organization; plantations
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; pesticide poisoning; pesticides; conditions of work; manuals; workers' participation; personal protective equipment; role of workers' organizations; legislation; glossary; limitation of exposure
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceEcuador
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Workers' participation