Occupational health in Brazil

Elizabeth Costa Dias, René Mendes, Brian S. Schwartz

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In a positive approach, the authors propose that occupational safety and health in Brazil is an example of how crises and opportunities can come together to produce excellent results. The history provided here as well as the overview of occupational health problems in Brazil together offer a detailed picture of conditions in this country. Also included is a lengthy table covering OSH steps, strategies, and approaches; national needs; and suggestions for international assistance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)523-537
Number of pages15
JournalOccupational Medicine - State of the Art Reviews
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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