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Document ID (ISN)109555
CIS number 09-597
ISSN - Serial title 0019-8366 - Industrial Health
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kawakami T., Van V.N., Theu N.V., Khai T.T., Kogi K.
Title Participatory support to farmers in improving safety and health at work: Building WIND farmer volunteer networks in Viet Nam.
Bibliographic information Sep. 2008, Vol.46, No.5, p.455-462. Illus. 18 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This article describes the implementation of the WIND (Work Improvement in Neighbourhood Development) in the farming sector in Vietnam. From 2004 to 2007, 480 WIND volunteers trained 7922 farmers. The trained farmers implemented 28,508 improvements in materials handling, work posture, machine and electrical safety, working environments, control of hazardous chemicals and welfare facilities.
Descriptors (primary) Viet Nam; ILO; safety and health training; programme evaluation; agriculture; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; welfare facilities; electricity; work posture; workers' participation; chemical products; safe working methods; mechanical hazards; developing countries; machinery
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceILO; Japan; Thailand; Viet Nam
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Workers' participation