|Document ID (ISN)||64920|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1415-1537 - Diário Oficial
|Convention or series no.
||Regulatory Standard No.9 - Environmental hazards: Programme for the prevention of environmental hazards [Brazil]
||Norma Regulamentadora n°9 - Programa de prevenção de riscos ambientais [in Portuguese]|
||30 Dec. 1994, Year 132, No.248, p.21280-21282.
||http://www.sieeesp.org.br/institucional/info_jur/artigo14.pdf [in Portuguese]
||This regulation approves a regulatory standard that requires all employers to prepare and implement a programme for the prevention of environmental hazards (PPRA), within the scope of the Programme of medical surveillance in occupational health (defined in CIS 95-1170). Environmental hazards may include chemical, physical and biological hazards. The PPRA should include: evaluation of the risks, implementation of control measures, establishment of action levels, monitoring, maintenance of records, responsibilities of employers and workers and information requirements. In annex: how to establish a hazard map for an enterprise.
||occupational hygiene; hazard evaluation; Brazil
||chemical hazards; biological hazards; standard; physical hazards; law; safety programmes
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Brazil|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||General safety, health and conditions of work