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Document ID (ISN)77221
CIS number 01-1093
Year 2000
Convention or series no. Educación obrera 2000/1-2 Números 118/119 (es) Education ouvrière 2000/1-2 n°118/119 (fr) Labour Education 2000/1-2 Nos.118/119 (En)
Title Top on the agenda: Health and safety in agriculture
Original title Au premier rang de l'ordre du jour: la santé et la sécurité dans l'agriculture [in French]
El punto más importante de la agenda: Salud y seguridad en la agricultura [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2000. vii, 113p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 15.00 (EUR 9.00).
Abstract Collection of articles on working conditions, safety and health in agriculture for discussion at the June 2000 Session of the International Labour Conference. Main topics covered: provision of occupational safety and health services to workers in agriculture; improvements in standards of protection of waged workers and farmers, public health and of the environment; the role of trade unions in agriculture; safety and health issues of agricultural women; training, education and information in Uganda; the problem of pesticides in Asia; accidents and disease prevention in South America; panorama of accidents and diseases in rural work in Brazil; minimum age for employment. In annexes: ILO Conventions and Recommendations of direct relevance to safety and health in agriculture and other existing ILO Conventions and Recommendations of direct relevance to agriculture.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; agriculture; conditions of work; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) Brazil; Europe; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Latin America; pesticides; Asia; women; role of workers' organizations; workmen's compensation; child labour; safety and health organization; health services
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Child labour