A produção da cana-de-açúcar no Brasil e a saúde do trabalhador rural

Resumo

Background: The sugar cane production in the country has been raising significantly; however, the rural workers basic health conditions involved in the farming are questioned. Objective: This theoretical paper aimed to investigate the advances in the sugar cane production, as well as its effects on the rural worker health. Methods: A search of articles on scientific database was performed, under the terms sugarcane, cane mower, rural workers, bonfire, in an associate manner, besides bibliographical heap consult. Results: The results have shown that Brazil is one of the biggest sugarcane producers in the world. However, an environment and health worker compromising was identified. Conclusions: Supervisions and governmental measures must be accomplished to mineralize the negative effects ientified.

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Occupational health, Occupational medicine, Saccharum

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Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Trabalho, v. 9, n. 2, p. 49-61, 2011.

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