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Document ID (ISN)112019
CIS number 11-0687
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Aparicio S.
Ministerio de trabajo, empleo y seguridad social
Title Tobacco, labour market and growing in the province of Jujuy
Original title Tabaco, mercado de trabajo y cultura en Jujuy [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Superintendencia de Riesgos del Trabajo (SRT), Bartolomé Mitre 751, C1036AAM Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009. 135p. Illus. 85 ref. pdf document.
Internet access Tabaco.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract The objective of this project was to identify the socioeconomic and practical aspects of tobacco growing facilitating or obstructing health and environmental protection in tobacco plantations in the province of Jujuy, Argentina. Contents: tobacco growing in Argentina and its importance in the province of Jujuy; tobacco producers; tobacco workers; use of agrochemicals; health system and occupational diseases due to pesticides; findings of a survey on the tobacco sector and the prevention of hazards; conclusions and proposed actions.
Descriptors (primary) Argentina; pesticides; limitation of exposure; tobacco farming
Descriptors (secondary) pesticide poisoning; symptoms; survey; personal protective equipment; safe working methods; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceArgentina
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Tobacco industry