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Occupational health in Mexico.
Carreon-T; Santos-Burgoa-C; Baron-S; Hernandez-S
Occup Med: State of the Art Rev 2002 Jul; 17(3):437-453
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.
Occupational-health; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-workers; Occupational-safety-programs; Demographic-characteristics
Dr. Tania Carreon, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Mailstop R-16, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Issue of Publication
Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews. Occupational Health in Industrializing Countries
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division