© 2019

Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health

  • Pedro M. Arezes
  • João S. Baptista
  • Mónica P. Barroso
  • Paula Carneiro
  • Patrício Cordeiro
  • Nélson Costa
  • Rui B. Melo
  • A. Sérgio Miguel
  • Gonçalo Perestrelo

Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 202)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Occupational and Environmental Safety

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sybelle M. S. L. Bastos, Bianca M. Vasconcelos, Suellem Attila Parisi, Tomi Zlatar, Béda Barkokébas Junior
      Pages 3-11
    3. Jacqueline Castelo Branco, Rania Rebbah, J. Duarte, João S. Baptista
      Pages 13-21
    4. Daniele Costa, Victor Esteves, Bruna Faustino, Claudia Morgado
      Pages 23-31
    5. Nailson Diniz, Pamela Castro, Eliane Lago, Felipe da Cruz, Tomi Zlatar, Daniel Wasnievski et al.
      Pages 43-51
    6. J. Duarte, M. Lurdes Dinis, João S. Baptista
      Pages 53-60
    7. J. Duarte, João S. Baptista, A. Torres Marques
      Pages 61-69
    8. I. Gonçalves, J. C. Sá, G. Santos, M. Gonçalves
      Pages 71-79
    9. Celina P. Leão, Matilde A. Rodrigues, Irene Brito
      Pages 81-87
    10. R. P. Martins, J. Duarte, A. Torres Marques
      Pages 89-96
    11. Ronildo Otávio de Oliveira Neto, Maria Betania Gama dos Santos, Thaís de Almeida Rodrigues, João Gabriel Martins Santos, Lorena Mirela Ricci
      Pages 97-104
    12. Cristina Reis, Paula Braga, L. F. Sanches Fernandes, Carlos Oliveira
      Pages 115-123
    13. Cristina Reis, Eliana Carpinteiro, Paula Braga, L. F. Sanches Fernandes, Carlos Oliveira
      Pages 125-133
  3. Occupational and Environmental Hygiene

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. A. R. N. Araujo, C. G. Barreto, M. A. D. Souza, M. Cleber de Lucena, P. Câncio Neto
      Pages 155-161

About this book


This book presents a selection of essential issues that have been prioritized in the occupational and environmental area in 2019. It covers both research and best industrial practices in five main fields, i.e. occupational and environmental safety; occupational and environmental hygiene; occupational and environmental health; ergonomics and biomechanics; and psychosocial issues. In addition to this, other works were selected in transversal and emergency areas. Important issues in training, management, robotics, industry 4.0 have also been addressed. The different chapters aimed at covering the perspective of all involved people, such as managers, workers and OSH professionals. This book is intended as a timely reference guide and source of inspiration to OSH researchers, practitioners and organizations operating in a global and international context.


Assembly Line Ergonomic Prolonged Sitting Indoor Air Quality Assessment Assessment of Solar Home Systems Health Perception Factors Affecting Work Ability Musculoskeletal Overload Active Workstations Manual Handling Ergonomic Assessment Psychological Risk Factor in the Workplace Stress in Health Professionals Prevalence of Burnout Handgrip Assessments VR Simulation For OHS Fatigue Monitoring Radiation Protection in the Workplace SHO 2019

Editors and affiliations

  • Pedro M. Arezes
    • 1
  • João S. Baptista
    • 2
  • Mónica P. Barroso
    • 3
  • Paula Carneiro
    • 4
  • Patrício Cordeiro
    • 5
  • Nélson Costa
    • 6
  • Rui B. Melo
    • 7
  • A. Sérgio Miguel
    • 8
  • Gonçalo Perestrelo
    • 9
  1. 1.DPS, School of EngineeringUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  2. 2.DEM, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal
  3. 3.DPS, School of EngineeringUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  4. 4.DPS, School of EngineeringUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  5. 5.DPS, School of EngineeringUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  6. 6.DPS, School of EngineeringUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  7. 7.Faculty of Human KineticsTechnical University of LisbonCruz Quebrada–DafundoPortugal
  8. 8.DPS, School of EngineeringUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  9. 9.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

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