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Document ID (ISN)107717
CIS number 08-112
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Forastieri V.
Title Providing occupational safety and health services to workers in agriculture
Bibliographic information Apr. 2007, Vol.17, No.1, p.4-7. Illus. 13 ref.
Internet access http://www.ttl.fi/NR/rdonlyres/EB2A7062-6171-491B-9D15-201C37386D6A/0/AfricanNewsletter12007.pdf [in English]
Abstract Contents of this article on providing occupational safety and health services to workers in the agricultural sector in Africa: technological development and agriculture; occupational accidents and injuries; occupational and work-related diseases; underreporting; access to health services; coverage of agricultural workers by national legislation and regional standards; trends in social responsibility and certification initiatives in agricultural production; ILO standards on safety and health in agriculture; ILO African regional programme on safety and health in agriculture; challenges in providing safety and health services to agricultural workers.
Descriptors (primary) Africa; ILO; role of government; agriculture; health services
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; occupational diseases; technical development; developing countries; international cooperation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Agriculture