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Document ID (ISN)64920
CIS number 95-1164
ISSN - Serial title 1415-1537 - Diário Oficial
Year 1994
Convention or series no. Portaria n°25
Title Regulatory Standard No.9 - Environmental hazards: Programme for the prevention of environmental hazards [Brazil]
Original title Norma Regulamentadora n°9 - Programa de prevenção de riscos ambientais [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information 30 Dec. 1994, Year 132, No.248, p.21280-21282.
Internet access [in Portuguese]
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; hazard evaluation; Brazil
Descriptors (secondary) chemical hazards; biological hazards; standard; physical hazards; law; safety programmes
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) Risk evaluation