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Document ID (ISN)110889
CIS number 10-0459
ISBN(s) 978-85-98737-10-2
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Title Occupational safety and health manual - Electroplating industry
Original title Manual de segurança e saúde no trabalho - Indústria galvânica [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Serviço Social da Indústria (SESI), Departamento Regional de São Paulo, Av. Paulista 1313, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, 2007. 259p. Illus. 60 ref.
Internet access Manual_de_SST.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract This manual covers the occupational safety and health aspects specific to the electroplating industry in Brazil. It is based on the results of a literature survey as well as a field study carried out in 65 enterprises by a multidisciplinary team. It specifies the hazards that are to be found within this industry and proposes preventive measures aimed at protecting the workers and improving productivity. Contents: typology of enterprises and risk factors; field studies; hazard prevention and action programmes; legal aspects.
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; electroplating; plant safety and health organization; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) noise; hearing loss; injuries; ergonomics; survey; medical supervision; fire fighting; personal protective equipment; safety and health committees; women; handicapped workers; chemical hazards; biological hazards; physical hazards; literature survey; glossary; legal aspects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Metalworking industry
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage