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Fernanda Moura D'Almeida Miranda, Elaine Drehmer de Almeida Cruz, Jorge Cestari Vinícius Félix, Luciana Puchalski Kalinke, Maria de Fátima Mantovani, Leila Maria Mansano Sarquis
Objective: To characterize the Brazilian workers victims of occupational accidents with biological fluids. Method: Epidemiological and descriptive research, in which 284,877 notifications of the Notifiable Diseases Information System were analyzed between 2007 and 2014. We used Stata 13 for data analysis. Results: The highest incidence density occurred in females with 0.8 cases per 1,000 workers/year (n = 222,042, 77.9%); in the age group of 20 to 24 years old, with 0...
September 2017: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
Fernanda Veruska Narciso, Marco Túlio de Mello
Traffic accidents and resulting injuries and deaths have become a global epidemic. In Brazil, most professional drivers, especially truck drivers, face irregular working hours and can be awake for more than 18 hours/day, which reduces their performance and alertness. In this article, we discuss the laws related to Brazilian professional drivers and their current amendments (No. 12,619/2012 and No. 13,103/2015) in relation to working hours at the wheel and rest breaks, which are vital for the quality of life of drivers and society in general...
March 30, 2017: Revista de Saúde Pública
Fernanda Porto, Yuri Saho Sakamoto, Cristina Salles
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been associated to cardiovascular risk factors. However, the association between OSA and cardiovascular disease is still controversial. The objective of the present study was to verify the association between OSA and myocardial infarction (MI). This is a systematic review of the literature performed through electronic data sources MEDLINE/PubMed, PubMed Central, Web of Science and BVS -Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde (Virtual Health Library). The descriptors used were: 'obstructive sleep apnea' AND 'polysomnography' AND 'myocardial infarction' AND 'adults NOT 'treatment...
April 2017: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
Rosângela Marion da Silva, Regina Célia Gollner Zeitoune, Carmem Lúcia Colomé Beck, Milva Maria Figueiredo de Martino, Francine Cassol Prestes
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the effects of work on the health of nurses who work in clinical surgery departments at university hospitals in relation to physical, social and psychological suffering and pain. METHODS: a quantitative transversal study was carried out between 2012 and 2013 in four institutions in a state located in the south of Brazil. We studied 65 nurses who responded to questions on their habits. We also obtained sociodemographical information on them as well as conducting an evaluation on work relational damage using an evaluation scale...
August 8, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Maria Cecília Pereira Binder, Ricardo Cordeiro
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the number of occupational accidents that occurred in a certain municipality during a specific period of time as well as the extent of sub-registration. METHODS: The study sample was comprised of 4.782 households within the municipality of Botucatu, São Paulo occupied by a total 17,219 inhabitants on the 1st of July, 1997. In each household, an adult inhabitant was interviewed in order to identify the occurrence of occupational accidents in the three months preceding the interview...
August 2003: Revista de Saúde Pública
H Frumkin, V de M Câmara
BACKGROUND: Brazil is the world's fifth largest and sixth most populous nation. Its economy is varied, with strong manufacturing, agriculture, mining, and service sectors. Therefore, a wide variety of workplace hazards confronts its work force. This paper describes Brazil's occupational safety and health regulatory scheme, workers' compensation system, plant-level practices, training, and data collection. METHODS: We reviewed and analyzed Brazilian regulatory legislation and government and non-governmental organization (NGO) activity in occupational safety and health, as well as the structure and function of the workers' compensation system...
December 1991: American Journal of Public Health
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