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Ergonomic risks in mining companies: a study in Paraiba/Brazil.
Work. 2012; 41 Suppl 1:5453-5.WORK

Abstract

The growing concern for the welfare of workers in the work environment, the importance of widespread use of ergonomics in the different sectors of industry. Yet most corporate practices that work with rudimentary or great need for human handling of materials is not fully in line with the ergonomic aspects. Given this, this article aims to identify ergonomic hazards in mining to later propose improvements in the process. After a series conducted plant visits, found that workers are exposed to various ergonomic risks, which entails the need for new healthy practices in the workplace. Finally, a series of proposals are submitted in order to avoid possible occupational diseases.

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Department of Industrial Engineering, Federal University of Campina Grande, Av: Aprígio Veloso, 882 Bodocongó CEP 58109-970. Campina Grande-PB Brazil. suelyn.morais@hotmail.com.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

22317582

Citation

Morais, S F A., et al. "Ergonomic Risks in Mining Companies: a Study in Paraiba/Brazil." Work (Reading, Mass.), vol. 41 Suppl 1, 2012, pp. 5453-5.
Morais SF, Santos AC, Gonçalves WP, et al. Ergonomic risks in mining companies: a study in Paraiba/Brazil. Work. 2012;41 Suppl 1:5453-5.
Morais, S. F., Santos, A. C., Gonçalves, W. P., Albuquerque Neto, H. C., & Sanjinéz Argandoña, E. J. (2012). Ergonomic risks in mining companies: a study in Paraiba/Brazil. Work (Reading, Mass.), 41 Suppl 1, 5453-5. https://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-2012-0850-5453
Morais SF, et al. Ergonomic Risks in Mining Companies: a Study in Paraiba/Brazil. Work. 2012;41 Suppl 1:5453-5. PubMed PMID: 22317582.
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