EVALUATION OF FACTORS OF THE WORKPLACES IN MATE INDUSTRY (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hill.) AT CENTRAL-SOUTH IN PARANA STATE

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Eduardo da Silva Lopes Danilo Martin Domingos Jarbas Edésio Perrelli

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This research was developed in the maté process industry workplaces, located in central-south of the Parana State, Brazil, from June to August 2005. The climate conditions, noise and light level were analyzed using suitable ergonomic methods. The results showed that the climate conditions through the Wet Bulle Globe Temperature (WBGT) was in accordance with NR 15 standard, with a maximum of 17.0 ºC at 15:00 p.m. in the Barbaquá sector. The noise levels were above allowed by legislation in the Barbaquá sector at finally work day. The light conditions were not in accordance with NBR 5413/92 in the majority of the workplaces evaluated, mainly after the 18:00 p.m, when the artificial illumination became necessary.

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LOPES, Eduardo da Silva; DOMINGOS, Danilo Martin; PERRELLI, Jarbas Edésio. EVALUATION OF FACTORS OF THE WORKPLACES IN MATE INDUSTRY (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hill.) AT CENTRAL-SOUTH IN PARANA STATE. CERNE, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 4, p. 336-341, oct. 2015. ISSN 2317-6342. Available at: <http://cerne.ufla.br/site/index.php/CERNE/article/view/563>. Date accessed: 18 sep. 2019.
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Mate industry, climate, noise, light and ergonomics
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