Estudio del proceso de trabajo y de los riesgos de las labores agrícolas en el municipio de Sibaté Cundinamarca
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Colombian agriculture is characterized by subsistence farming with low production capacity, which employs a large proportion of the rural population, either laborer or temporary, performs activities and tasks in many workplaces, the specific circumstances of agricultural labor It involves exposure to various risks, including related: hazardous chemicals: pesticides, fertilizers; ; Some plants, flowers, dust, animal waste: toxic agents carcinogenic substances: pesticides and herbicides; Animal Diseases: brucellosis, bovine tuberculosis, tularemia, rabies; Ergonomic hazards: inappropriate use of equipment and tools, prolonged static postures, carrying heavy loads, repetitive work excessively long hours; contact with wild or poisonous animals; agricultural machinery such as tractors, trucks and lawn mowers, as well as cutting and piercing tools. According to ILO estimates, the world's workers suffer 250 million accidents every year. Out of a total of 335,000 fatal accidents, about 170,000 occur in the agricultural sector. Therefore, the contribution of occupational health in the agricultural sector is vital for the identification, characterization of occupational risks and the preventive approach and control practices in health, safety and occupational health. In addition, it will contribute to the construction and improvement of the quality of life of the rural population of our country. Our proposal seeks to determine the risks associated with the various tasks and activities carried out in the Triunfo farming farm located in the municipality of Sibaté to establish an intervention program that better health conditions and safety of farmers.
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