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Author(s): André do Couto
João Santos Baptista
Beda Barkokébas Jr.
Inaldo da Silva
Title: Impacts of accidents with workers in rock processing industries: Short review
Issue Date: 2018
Abstract: Natural stone production is a major economic sector in many countries around the world. However, are many parameters of difficult control in the materials handling operations that make it one of the most risky industrial activities. Workers in this sector are exposed to significant risks namely in the activities of unloading and storing plates and blocks, cutting and polishing plates, assembling ornamental pieces and loading the final products. This work aims to study the impacts of the accidents with workers in the rock processing industries and the characterization of its causes and effects in this industrial sector. As base of this research was used PRISMA Statement approach. From the 20,436 articles found, 7 matches the research question and were deeply analyzed. According to this research, occupational accidents are the leading causes of death or serious injury and injuries to the upper limbs are an important part of occupational accidents.
Subject: Tecnologia da segurança, Ciências da engenharia e tecnologias
Safety technology, Engineering and technology
Scientific areas: Ciências da engenharia e tecnologias
Engineering and technology
Document Type: Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
Rights: restrictedAccess
Appears in Collections:FEUP - Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional

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