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Document ID (ISN)56595
CIS number 91-1432
ISSN - Serial title FUNDACENTRO - Atualidades em prevenção de acidentes
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Regulation No.3.435 of 19 June 1990 modifying Standard No.17 on Ergonomics [Brazil]
Original title Portaria n°3.345, de 19 de junho de 1990 - altera a Norma Regulamentadora n°17 - Ergonomia [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information July 1990, Vol.21, No.247, p.13-15.
Abstract The Regulation modifies Brazilian Standard No.17 concerning ergonomics. The Standard, the full text of which is given, provides parameters permitting the adaptation of working conditions to the psycho-physiological characteristics of workers in order to allow them the maximum amount of comfort, safety and personal fulfilment during their work. The following aspects of work are covered: lifting, transport and unloading of materials; desks, tables, etc. used for sitting work; seating and foot support; equipment and the workstation; environmental conditions (noise, thermal levels, lighting); work organisation (particularly work requiring physical effort and VDU work); ergonomic analysis of the workplace.
Descriptors (primary) ergonomics; Brazil
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; lighting; work organization; noise; physical workload; standard; visual display terminals; ergonomic evaluation; thermal environment; law; sitting posture
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics