|Document ID (ISN)||105414|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0120-5684 - Protección y seguridad
|Convention or series no.
||Ortega Cruz M.C., Ríos Hoyos M.L., González Villarejo P.M., Ortiz Martínez M.L., Hurtado Rincón L.F.
||Safety in the floriculture sector
||Seguridad sector floricultor [in Spanish]|
||Oct.-Nov. 2005, Vol.51, No.303, p.50-71. Illus. 3 ref.
||More than 94,000 persons are directly employed in the floriculture sector in Colombia, which also accounts for approximately a further 80,000 indirect jobs. This collection of articles addresses the current situation with respect to occupational safety and health in the floriculture sector. Contents: social development statistics; the Colombian floriculture sector as an example of good practice for ensuring workers' well-being; quality control and environmental management; the Florverde programme aimed at implementing an efficient environmental management system in flower production; working safely at height; personal protection programmes in the floriculture sector.
||Colombia; plant safety and health organization; flower and perfume-plant growing; conditions of work
||protection against falls from heights; ergonomics; fertilizers; environment; safety and health training; hazard evaluation; personal protective equipment; social aspects; limitation of exposure
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Colombia|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations