|Document ID (ISN)||111216|
|Convention or series no.
||Algranti A., de Fátima Maçãira E., Medina Coeli Mendoça E.
||You, the cleaning worker! Shall we talk?
||Você, trabalhador da limpeza! Vamos conversar? [in Portuguese]|
||Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, 05409-002 São Paulo SP, Brazil, 2009. 19p. Illus.
||Você_trabalhador_da_limpeza.pdf [in Portuguese]
||The objective of this booklet is to draw attention to the risks arising from exposure to vapours, gases and dust from products used or during the actual activity of daily cleaning, focusing on the onset of symptoms that may precede the development of diseases such as asthma and rhinitis. It makes some recommendations for care while performing tasks that can help prevent unnecessary exposure to these products. It makes also some guidance on workers' rights and procedures for the diagnosis and recognition of asthma and rhinitis as occupational diseases.
||Brazil; cleaning agents; cleaning; respiratory diseases; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; health hazards
||diagnosis; rhinitis; asthma; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; public OSH institutions; compensation of occupational diseases
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Brazil|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)