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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
Ergonomics
Metalworking industry
Noise
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage