WORK ACCIDENTS ANALYSIS, EMPHASIZING THE FOREST SECTORS, IN A FEDERAL HIGH EDUCATION INSTITUTION

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Héder Alencar Vianna Amaury Paulo de Souza Luciano José Minette Carlos Cardoso Machado Ana Carolina dos Santos Emilia Pio da Silva

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This research analyzed the probable causes of accidents at work, of the forest sectors, of a Federal Institution of Higher education inMinasGeraisStatelooking for minimizing risks damages to worker’s health and safety. The analyses were accomplished by means of the Accidents Communications in Service data bank and the results showed that in the studied period, for the forest sector, 50.71% of the accidents were attributed to the insecure act, 16.98% to insecure condition and 17.94% to personal factor of insecurity. The functional evaluation indicated that in 7.14% of the accidents occurred with workers that were not in the function established by the employment respective contracts. The rates of gravity and frequency of accidents calculated for the forest sectors allowed to conclude that the indices were higher than the others sectors and much higher than the values published by the Brazilian Ministry of Social Service and Assistance.

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VIANNA, Héder Alencar et al. WORK ACCIDENTS ANALYSIS, EMPHASIZING THE FOREST SECTORS, IN A FEDERAL HIGH EDUCATION INSTITUTION. CERNE, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 3, p. 234-240, sep. 2015. ISSN 2317-6342. Available at: <http://cerne.ufla.br/site/index.php/CERNE/article/view/258>. Date accessed: 22 sep. 2019.
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Safety at work, occupational risks, working conditions
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