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Document ID (ISN)111396
CIS number 11-0018
ISSN - Serial title 0049-0059 - Segurança
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Fujão C.
Title Analyzing the costs and benefits of safety and health at work
Original title Analisar custos e benefícios em saúde e segurança no trabalho [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 2010, Vol.XLV, No.198, p.14-18. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract This article presents several methods for calculating the cost of accidents. As an example, it then applies one of the methods to an accident having occurred in a chemical plant in Portugal, requiring the shutdown of production for an hour and the hospitalization of a worker for three weeks.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; cost-benefit analysis; cost of accidents
Descriptors (secondary) Portugal; mathematical models; economic aspects; description of technique
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Economic aspects