|Document ID (ISN)||107310|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional
|Convention or series no.
||Barbosa de Alencar J.R.
||Occupational hazards during the production of pharmaceuticals: Analysis of an industry located in northeastern Brazil
||Riscos ocupacionais na fabricação de medicamentos: análise de uma indústria localizada no Nordeste brasileiro [in Portuguese]|
||2005, Vol.30, No.112, p.49-67. Illus. 31 ref.
||Pharmaceutical production is a complex industrial process that demands high levels of investment in development, production equipment, quality control and staff training. Paradoxically, in spite of being a sector that deals uses modern technology and the requirements of good manufacturing practices (GMP), the pharmaceuticals industry is a source of several risks to workers' health and the environment. This article presents the findings of a study on occupational hazards carried out internally by the safety and health committee of a pharmaceutical company located in northeastern Brazil.
||neighbourhood protection; environmental pollution; pharmaceutical industry; risk factors; health hazards
||Brazil; safe working methods; safety and health training; safety and health committees; quality control
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Brazil|
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations