TITLE

World at work: Bricklayers and bricklayers' assistants

AUTHOR(S)
Veenstra, S. J.; Sluiter, J. K.; Frings-Dresen, M. H. W.; Van der Molen, H. F.
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan2004, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the reduction or elimination of hazards in the workplaces of bricklayers and their assistants. Tasks of the job; Physical work demands and workload; Health and safety risks faced by bricklayers and their assistants.
ACCESSION #
12292193

 

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