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Occupational health in Mexico.

Authors
Carreon-T; Santos-Burgoa-C; Baron-S; Hernandez-S
Source
Occup Med: State of the Art Rev 2002 Jul; 17(3):437-453
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20022992
Abstract
The authors discuss the maquiladoras and child labor, and offer an overview of the history of occupational safety and health in Mexico that covers laws and regulations, social security, unions, and enforcement of legislation. The organization and structure of the various institutions responsible for occupational safety and health (OSH), as well as administrative procedures, are described. This article concludes with a list of the new challenges for OSH in Mexico.
Keywords
Occupational-health; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-workers; Occupational-safety-programs; Demographic-characteristics
Contact
Dr. Tania Carreon, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Mailstop R-16, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
CODEN
SAOME4
Publication Date
20020701
Document Type
Journal Article
Editors
LaDou-J
Fiscal Year
2002
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISBN No.
9781560533764
Issue of Publication
3
ISSN
0885-114X
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews. Occupational Health in Industrializing Countries
State
OH
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