Occupational Safety and Hygiene V : Selected papers from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017), April 10-11, 2017, Guimarães, Portugal book cover
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Occupational Safety and Hygiene V
Selected papers from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017), April 10-11, 2017, Guimarães, Portugal

ISBN 9781138057616
Published March 14, 2017 by CRC Press
620 Pages

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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

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

    Risk evaluation in the transportation of dangerous goods

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

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

    Risk mapping and prioritization in an industrial cleaning facility

    Blood alcohol concentration effect on driving performance: a short review

    HazOp study in a wastewater treatment unit

    A framework for developing safety management competence

    Workaholism and burnout: antecedents and effects

    Are there health risks for teenagers using mobile phones? A study of phone use in 14-18 years olds

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

    Accompanied method risk management and evaluation of exposure to biological agents

    The importance of workplace gymnastics and of the rehydrating serum to the health of the rural sugarcane worker

    Thermal sensation assessment by young Portuguese adults in controlled settings

    Measurement of physical overload in the lumbar spine of baggage and ramp agents at a Brazilian airport: causes and precautions

    Occupational exposure assessment of ramp operators of a Brazilian airport to the heat and noise: an approach from the perspective of Brazilian law

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

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

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

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

    Management tools for workplace safety in building sites – Implementation and evaluation

    Whole-body vibration exposure in forklift operators - A short review

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

    Health management and safety in laboratories of educational centers of higher education

    Safety in the maintenance of elevators in residential buildings

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

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

    Performance evaluation of PC mice

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

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

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

    Recognition of Hazards in worker exposure to salt dust: practical study on saltworks of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

    Contributions of participatory ergonomics in research involving people with disabilities

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

    The prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) in professional bus drivers – A systematic review

    Determinants of workplace occupational safety and health: A case study

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

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

    Safety culture in Andalusian construction sector

    Historical and scientific review - Whole body vibration exposure in articulated urban bus drivers

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

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

    Occupational noise in urban buses - A short review

    Integrated Management Systems - Short review

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

    Topics for the prevention of accidents in tunnels – the Marão Tunnel experience

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

    Using BIM for risk management on a construction site

    Factors influencing quality of accident investigations – A case study

    Worker´s nasal swab: a tool for occupational exposure assessment to bioburden?

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

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

    Ergonomic design intervention in a coating production area

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

    Quantitative risk assessment of tower cranes based on conformity

    Underground coal mine explosions: Main parameters to think about

    An overview of occupational diseases: recognition and certification processes

    Control banding applied to engineered nanomaterials: Short review

    Health effects on workers exposed to engineered nanomaterials: Short review

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

    Environmental risks associated with falls on sidewalks: A systematic review.

    The safety culture and noise level of a beverage industry

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

    Thermal stress and acclimation effects in military physiological performance

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

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

    Total productive maintenance implementation. A way to improve working conditions

    Emotional demands of physiotherapists activity: Influences on health

    Exposure to pollutants in nightlife establishments

    Thermal environment in the hospital setting

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

    The essence of ergonomic innovation in modern manufacturing enterprises

    Ergonomic analysis in the industry of beverages expedition sector

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

    Hazards identification during design phase

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

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

    WRMSD characterization in home care service workers: risk factors while handling, moving / transferring patients

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

    Impaired sense of balance in an ergonomic evaluation of forklift operators

    "HugMe" – Validation of a prototype of an inclusive toy for children.

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

    Analysis of whole-body vibrations transmitted by earth moving machinery

    Mental workload of nurses at an Intensive Care Unit, João Pessoa, Brazil.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Psychosocial risks in radiologic technicians

    Management of the activity of the safety coordinator

    Control banding - qualitative risk assessment system for chemical handling tasks: A review

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

    Particle exposure levels in cement industries

    Safety control evaluation of food storage in public catering

    Risk perception and hearing protector use in Metallurgical industries

    Standards of heat stress – A short review

    LEED certification in a commercial enterprise in Brazil

    Chemical risks associated with the use of phytopharmaceutical products

    Effect of labor activity in blood pressure behavior - study by ambulatory monitoring of 24-hours blood pressure (MAP)

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

    Air quality and thermal environment in professional kitchens

    Bacteria load a surrogate to assess occupational exposure to bioaerossols?

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

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

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

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

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

    Analysis of the available manuals, guides and other documents focus on the chainsaw operators

    Risks and preventive measures in building demolitions

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    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.