Occupational Safety and Hygiene V: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017), April 10-11, 2017, Guimarães, Portugal (Hardback) book cover

Occupational Safety and Hygiene V

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017), April 10-11, 2017, Guimarães, Portugal

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About the Book

Occupational Safety and Hygiene V contains selected contributions from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017, 10-11 April 2017, Guimarães, Portugal). The contributions focus on a wide range of topics, including:

- occupational safety

- risk assessment

- safety management

- ergonomics

- management systems

- environmental ergonomics

- physical environments

- construction safety, and

- human factors

Occupational Safety and Hygiene V is mainly based on research carried out at universities and other research institutions, but also includes practical studies developed by OHS Practitioners within companies. Accordingly, this book will be a helpful text to get acquainted with the state-of-the-art in research in these domains, as well as with some practical tools and approaches that are currently used by OHS professionals worldwide.

Table of Contents

Environmental risk assessment for discharge of hazardous ship waste

F. Ferreira, C. Jacinto & H. Vaz

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) as a model for accessing ergonomic risk

E.F. dos Santos, K.B. de Oliveira & A.S. de Carvalho

Risk evaluation in the transportation of dangerous goods

D.M.B. Costa, M.V.T. Rabello, E.B.F. Galante & C.V. Morgado

Understanding the management of occupational health and safety risks through the consultation of workers

I. Castro & D.G. Ramos

Influence of cold thermal environment on packing workers from the frozen food processing industry

T. Zlatar, B. Barkokebas Jr, L. Martins, M. Brito, J.T. Costa, M. Vaz & J. Santos Baptista

Risk mapping and prioritization—case study in a Brazilian industrial laundry

G.L. Ribeiro, A.N. Haddad & E.B.F. Galante

Blood alcohol concentration effect on driving performance: A short review

N. Duraes, S. Ferreira & J. Santos Baptista

HazOp study in a wastewater treatment unit

J.E.M. Franca, G.F. Reis, A.N. Haddad, E.B.F. Galante, D.M.B. Costa & I.J.A. Luquetti dos Santos

A framework for developing safety management competence

S. Tappura & J. Kivisto-Rahnasto

Workaholism and burnout: Antecedents and effects

G. Goncalves, F. Brito, C. Sousa, J. Santos & A. Sousa

Are there health risks for teenagers using mobile phones? A study of phone use amongst 14–18 year olds

J. Fowler & J. Noyes

Wearable technology usefulness for occupational risk prevention: Smartwatches for hand-arm vibration exposure assessment

I. Pavon, L. Sigcha, J.M. Lopez & G. De Arcas

Accompanied method risk management and evaluation method of exposure risks to biological agents

R. Veiga, I. Miguel & C. Pires

The importance of Workplace Gymnastics and of the Rehydrating Serum to the health of the rural sugarcane worker

A.R.B. Martins, B. Barkokebas Jr, B.M. Vasconcelos & A.R.M. de Moraes

Thermal sensation assessment by young Portuguese adults in controlled settings

D.A. Coelho & P.D. Silva

Measurement of physical overload in the lumbar spine of baggage handlers at a Brazilian airport

L.F. Monteiro, J.W. dos Santos, V.V. Franca, V.M. dos Santos & O.L.S. de Alsina

Occupational exposure assessment of ramp operators of a Brazilian airport to the heat and noise

L.F. Monteiro, J.W. dos Santos, V.V. Franca, M.B.G. dos Santos & O.L.S. de Alsina

The health and welfare of working judges in Brazil: A quantitative and qualitative analysis

F.M. Junior, C. Pereira & M. Santos

Risk assessment of chemicals used in a brewery and safety function analysis of a large container

J. Freitas, C. Jacinto, C. Martins & A. Correia

Levels of urinary 1-hydroxypyrene in firemen from the Northeast of Portugal

M. Oliveira, K. Slezakova, M.C. Pereira, A. Fernandes, M.J. Alves, C. Delerue-Matos & S. Morais

Improving the thermophysiological behaviour of sports players with human body cooling techniques

A.M. Raimundo, M.D. Ribeiro, D.A. Quintela & A.V.M. Oliveira

Management tools for workplace safety in building sites—implementation and evaluation

E.M.G. Lago, B. Barkokebas Jr, F.M. da Cruz & M.C.B.S. Valente

Whole-body vibration exposure in forklift operators—a short review

C. Botelho & M. Luisa Matos

Effects of noise on the cognitive response of BAJA vehicles operators: A case study

F.M. da Cruz, B. Barkokebas Jr, E.M.G. Lago & A.V.G.M. Leal

Health and safety guidelines in laboratories of higher education centers

F.G. dos Santos, F.M. da Cruz, B. Barkokebas Jr & E.M.G. Lago

Safety in the maintenance of elevators in residential buildings

B.M. Vasconcelos, B. Barkokebas Jr, E.M.G. Lago & E.N. Carvalho

Carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in classrooms of schools: Risk assessment for primary school teachers

K. Slezakova, M.C. Pereira, J. Madureira, E. de Oliveira Fernandes, M. Oliveira, C. Delerue-Matos & S. Morais

The process of knowledge transmission and regulation of work and its relation to the aging process

L. Silva & L.M. Cunha

Performance evaluation of PC mice

M.L. Lourenco & D.A. Coelho

Nanomaterials in textiles and its implications in terms of health and safety

D.G. Ramos & L. Almeida

Evaluation of environmental risks and security of work in a metallurgical industry

M.B.G. Santos, S.A. Colaco, T.C.F. Da Silva, Y.I.A. Nobrega & L.F. Monteiro

Occupational risks in the Disassembly, Transportation and Reassembly (DTR) operations of drilling probes

A.R. Thais, M.B.G. Santos & O.O. Ronildo

Recognition of hazards in worker exposure to salt dust: Practical study on saltworks of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

P.C. Neto, T.C.N.O. Pinto, J.A. da Silva, A.M.T. Bon & C.C. Gronchi

Contributions of participatory ergonomics in research involving people with disabilities

G.S. Ribeiro & L.B. Martins

Neck and upper limb musculoskeletal symptoms in assembly line workers of an automotive industry in Portugal

M. Guerreiro, F. Serranheira, E.B. Cruz & A. Sousa-Uva

The prevalence of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) in professional bus drivers—a systematic review

A. Cardoso & M. Luisa Matos

Determinants of workplace occupational safety and health: A case study

A. Kawecka-Endler & B. Mrugalska

Joinpoint regression analysis applied to occupational health indicators: An example of application to Spain

S. Martorell, V. Gallego & A.I. Sanchez

Psychosocial risk management in the service industry: Linking motivation and performance

J. Guadix, J.A. Carrillo-Castrillo, D. Lucena & M.C. Pardo-Ferreira

Safety culture in Andalusian construction sector

J. Guadix, J.A. Carrillo-Castrillo, V. Perez-Mira & M.C. Pardo-Ferreira

Historical and scientific review—whole body vibration exposure in urban bus drivers

S. Barbosa & M. Luisa Matos

Exposure to chemical mixtures in occupational settings: A reality in oncology day services?

S. Viegas, A.C. Oliveira & M. Padua

Management system maturity assessment based on the IMS-MM: Case study in two companies

J.P.T. Domingues, P. Sampaio, P.M. Arezes, I. Inacio & C. Reis

Occupational noise in urban buses—a short review

M. Cvetković, D. Cvetković & J. Santos Baptista

Integrated management systems—short review

C. Correia, M.J. Mendes & J. Santos Baptista

Typification of the most common accidents at work and occupational diseases in tunnelling in Portugal

M.L. Tender & J.P. Couto

Topics for the prevention of accidents in tunnels—the Marao Tunnel experience

M.L. Tender, J.P. Couto, J. Baptista & A. Garcia

Livestock-associated MRSA colonization of occupational exposed workers and households in Europe: A review

E. Ribeiro & A.S. Zeferino

Using BIM for risk management on a construction site

J. Fernandes, M.L. Tender & J.P. Couto

Factors influencing quality of accident investigations—a case study

M. Shahriari & M.E. Aydin

Worker’s nasal swab: A tool for occupational exposure assessment to bioburden?

C. Viegas, V. Santos, R. Moreira, T. Faria, E. Ribeiro, L.A. Caetano & S. Viegas

Pilot study regarding vehicles cabinets and elevator: Neglected workstations in occupational exposure assessment?

C. Viegas, T. Faria, L.A. Caetano, E. Carolino & S. Viegas

Effect of a safety education program on risk perception of vocational students: A comparative study of different intervention methodologies

M.A. Rodrigues, C. Vales & M.V. Silva

Ergonomic design intervention in a coating production area

M.F. Brito, A.L. Ramos, P. Carneiro & M.A. Goncalves

Eye blinking as an indicator of fatigue and mental effort in presence of different climatic conditions

R.P. Martins & J.M. Carvalho

Quantitative risk assessment of tower cranes based on conformity

F.O. Nunes & P.E. Lamy

Underground coal mine explosions: Main parameters to think about

M.K. Gokay & M. Shahriari

An overview of occupational diseases: Recognition and certification processes

D. Ferreira & L. Cunha

Control Banding applied to engineered nanomaterials: Short review

A. Pereira, A.C. Meira Castro & J. Santos Baptista

Health effects on workers exposed to engineered nanomaterials: Short review

A. Pereira, A.C. Meira Castro, J.T. Costa & J. Santos Baptista

Impacts of the operation of vibratory machines on the health of workers in the rock processing industries: Systematic review

A.M. do Couto & B. Barkokebas Jr

Environmental risks associated with falls on sidewalks: A systematic review

E.R. Araujo & L.B. Martins

The safety culture and noise level of a beverage industry

B.A.B. Nobrega, M. Lourdes, B. Gomes, R.M. Silva, A.M. Oliveira & D.A.M. Pereira

Risk-taking behavior among drivers and its correlation with dangerousness, and sensation seeking

H. Boudrifa, M. Aissi, H. Cherifi & D.Z. Dalila

Thermal stress and acclimation effects in military physiological performance

J. Duarte, A. Ferraz, J.C.C. Guedes, M. Alvares, J.A.R. Santos, M. Vaz & J. Santos Baptista

Non-ionizing radiation in vertical residences of heat islands, Joao Pessoa, Brazil

R.B.B. Dias, L.B. Silva, E.L. Souza, M.B.F.V. Melo, C.A. Falcao & J.F. Silva

Experience in working shifts: The spouses/partners vision of shift workers and day workers

D. Costa, I.S. Silva & A. Veloso

Total Productive Maintenance implementation. A way to improve working conditions

M.F. Valerio & I.L. Nunes

Emotional demands of physiotherapists activity: Influences on health

L.S. Costa & M. Santos

Exposure to pollutants in nightlife establishments

V. Custodio, J.P. Figueiredo & A. Ferreira

Thermal environment in the hospital setting

D. Guimaraes, H. Simoes, A. Ferreira & J.P. Figueiredo

Study on injuries/diseases in workers in the municipality of Coimbra, Portugal

M. Afonso, S. Paixao, S. Cabral, J.P. Figueiredo & A. Ferreira

The essence of ergonomic innovation in modern manufacturing enterprises

A. Dewicka, A. Kalemba & A. Zywert

Ergonomic analysis in the industry of beverages expedition sector

B.A.B. Nobrega, L.L. Fernades, A.M. Oliveira, D.A.M. Pereira, W.R.S. Silva & G.A.S. Biazzi

Indoor radon in dwellings: An increment to the occupational exposure in Portuguese thermal spas

A.S. Silva & M.L. Dinis

Hazards identification during design phase

F. Rodrigues, A. Barbosa & J. Santos Baptista

Non-ionizing radiation levels in environments with VDT of UFPB’s technology center, Joao Pessoa, Brazil

S.L. Silva, L.B. Silva, M.B.F.V. Melo, E.L. Souza & T.R.A.L.A. Cunha

Measurement of the reverberation time and sound level for improvement acoustic condition in classrooms—a case study

A.P. Meran & M. Shahriari

WRMSDs symptomatology in home care service workers: Risk factors associated to the work activity

D. Chagas & F. Ramalho

Does workload influence the prevalence of neck pain in Portuguese physiotherapists?

A. Seixas, T. Marques & S. Rodrigues

Impaired sense of balance in an ergonomic evaluation of forklift operators

A. Zywert, A. Dewicka & G. Dahlke

“HugMe”—alidation of a prototype of an inclusive toy for children

R. Ferreira, D. Matos, F. Soares, V. Carvalho & J. Goncalves

Review of the state of knowledge of the BIM methodology applied to health and safety in construction

A.J.A. Aguilera, M. Lopez-Alonso, M. Martinez-Rojas & M.D. Martinez-Aires

Analysis of whole-body vibrations transmitted by earth moving machinery

M.L. de la Hoz-Torres, M. Lopez-Alonso, D.P.R. Padillo & M.D. Martinez-Aires

Mental workload of nurses at an intensive care unit, Joao Pessoa, Brazil

R.L. Silva & L.B. Silva

Application of statistical tools to the characterization of noise exposure of urban bus drivers

L. Pedrosa, M. Luisa Matos & J. Santos Baptista

Mental health and well-being among psychologists: Protective role of social support at work

C. Barros, C. Fonte, S. Alves & I. Gomes

The application of TRIZ and SCAMPER as innovative solutions methods to ergonomic problem solving

A. Kalemba, A. Dewicka & A. Zywert

Diagnosis of occupational hygiene and safety of work in an industry of the footwear sector

J.C.M. Cunha, M.B.G. Santos, R.S. Carvalho, P.B. Noy & M.B. Sousa

Influence of different backpack loading conditions on neck and lumbar muscles activity of elementary school children

S. Rodrigues, G. Domingues, I. Ferreira, L. Faria & A. Seixas

Risk perception associated with noise-induced hearing loss. State of the art and design of interactive tools for workers training and awareness

L. Sigcha, I. Pavon, L. Gasco, J.E. Gonzalez, J. Sanchez-Guerrero & D.M. Buitrago

Psychosocial risks in radiographers work

A. Neves, D. Duraes, A. Saraiva, H. Simoes & J.P. Figueiredo

Management of the activity of the safety coordinator

C.M. Reis, C. Oliveira, A.A.M. Marcio & J. Ferreira

Control Banding—Qualitative risk assessment system for chemical handling tasks: A review

P.E. Laranjeira & M.A. Rebelo

Prevalence and incidence of upper-limb work-related musculoskeletal disorders at repetitive task workstations in a dairy factory

A. Raposo, J.T. da Costa, R. Pinho & J. Santos Baptista

Particle exposure levels in cement industries

D. Murta, H. Simoes, J.P. Figueiredo & A. Ferreira

Safety control evaluation of food storage in mass caterer

A.L. Baltazar, J.P. Figueiredo & A. Ferreira

Risk perception and hearing protector use in metallurgical industries

I.C. Wictor, A.A. de P. Xavier & A.O. Michaloski

Standards of heat stress—a short review

T.F.O. Galvan, A.O. Michaloski & A.A. de P. Xavier

LEED certification in a commercial enterprise in Brazil

G.M. Zellin, A.S.C. Fernandes, L.A. Alves & J.L. Fernandes

Chemical risks of plant protection products—preventive measures

A.L. Baltazar, A. Ferreira, A. Lanca, D. Barreira, J. Almeida & T. Neves

Effect of occupational activity on ambulatory blood pressure behavior in university teachers

J. Pereira, A. Teixeira & H. Simoes

A proposal for a project plan on quality, human resources and stakeholders for events in the tourism area

G.R. Freitas, J.L. Fernandes, A.S.C. Fernandes & L.A. Alves

Occupational exposure to chemical agents released on cooking processes at professional kitchens

A. Ferreira, A. Lanca, D. Barreira, F. Moreira, J. Almeida & T. Neves

Bacteria load a surrogate to assess occupational exposure to bioaerossols?

A. Monteiro, M. Santos, T. Faria, C. Viegas & S.C. Verde

Health risks for the public and professionals exposed to sewage wastewaters: A review on legislation and regulatory norms in Brazil

S.D. Santos & T. Zlatar

Noise propagation emitted by the pile driver in building sites inside the urban zone

E.M.G. Lago, P. Arezes & B. Barkokebas Jr

Fragmented occupational identities. A study on Portuguese and British contact centre workers

I.M.B. Roque

An integrated risk assessment and management for the rehabilitation of a university department

L.A. Alves, E.G. Gravata, A.S.C. Fernandes, J.S. Nobrega & E.G. Vazquez

Development of innovative clean air suits to increase comfort and simultaneously decrease operating room infections

P. Ribeiro, C. Fernandes, C. Pereira & M.J. Abreu

Identify minimum training requirements for the chainsaw operators

M.C.P. Ferreira, J.C.R. Romero, A. Lopez-Arquillos & F.C.G. Reyes

Risks and preventive measures in building demolitions

C.M. Reis, S. Paula, J. Ferreira & C. Oliveira

About the Editors

Pedro Arezes is a full professor on Human Factors Engineering at the School of Engineering of the University of Minho (UMinho), in Portugal. He is also a visiting scholar at MIT and Harvard University, in the USA. He coordinates the Human Engineering research group at the UMinho, and his research interests are in the domain of Safety, Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics.

Dr. Arezes is also the current National Director of the MIT Portugal Program, a government strategic partnership between Portuguese Universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and partners from industry and government. He was the supervisor of more than 70 MSc. theses at several universities,11 completed PhD theses, and the host supervisor of some post-doc projects with colleagues coming from different countries, such as Brazil, Poland, and Turkey. He is the (co-)author of more than 50 papers published in international peer-reviewed journals, author/editor of more than 40 books published internationally, as well as the (co-)author of more than 250 papers published in international conference proceedings with peer-review.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Service Industries
MEDICAL / Administration