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Document ID (ISN)28040
CIS number 77-1794
ISSN - Serial title 1415-1537 - Diário Oficial
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ministry of Labour (Ministério do Trabalho), Brasília.
Title Regulation No.3460 of 31 December 1975
Original title Portaria No.3460 de 31 de dezembro 1975 [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information 31 Dec. 1975, Vol.113, No.250, p.17332-17336. (English, French and Spanish translations published in Legislative Series, 1975-Bra.1, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland).
Abstract This Regulation (entry into force: 1 Jan. 1976) requires every undertaking employing more than 100 workers to organise and establish in-plant industrial safety and occupational medical services, staffed by trained personnel on the company's payroll. Provisions concerning: degree of occupational hazard in the undertaking (based on the employment accident insurance contribution scale); number of personnel in the medical service according to the size of the undertaking; medical staff to be available at all times during shift work; special provisions concerning building construction and civil engineering worksites; qualifications of staff of the in-plant services covered by the Regulation (safety engineers; industrial physicians, industrial safety supervisors, occupational health nurses and auxiliaries); duties of the industrial safety service (study of in-plant noise, lighting, ventilation, heat conditions, vibration, toxic substances, etc.; drafting safety rules; health engineering; personal protective equipment; accident register; accident prevention; fire fighting and rescue activities, etc.); duties of the medical service (health surveillance, fatigue, absenteeism, prophylaxis, occupational health campaigns, information and training, first aid, etc.).
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; plant health services; plant safety services
Descriptors (secondary) construction industry; responsibilities; plant safety and health organization; law
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Occupational health services