Collective Actions in Worker's Health: The Ergonomics Primer for the Brazilian Footwear IndustryJacinta Sidegum Renner1*, Paulo Antonio Barros de Oliveira2 and Bruna Ghesla Wolff3
- *Corresponding Author:
- Jacinta Sidegum Renner
Program on Cultural Diversity and Social Inclusion
Graduation of Design and Production Engineering
The Feevale University, Novo Hamburgo
Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: May 09, 2017; Accepted date: June 22, 2017; Published date: June 30, 2017
Citation: Renner JS, de Oliveira PAB, Wolff BG (2017) Collective Actions in Worker's Health: The Ergonomics Primer for the Brazilian Footwear Industry. J Ergonomics 7:206. doi: 10.4172/2165-7556.1000206
Copyright: © 2017 Renner JS, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
This article reports on a case of collective actions in worker's health that aims to minimize the health, safety and quality of life problems of workers in the Brazilian footwear industry. These actions were carried out by a Tripartite group that involved the Ministry of Labor, employers 'unions and a representation of ABICALÇADOS (Brazilian Association of Footwear Industries) and Footwear Industry Workers' Unions. The result of this work culminated in the elaboration of an orientation booklet for the actions in ergonomics to be implant in the footwear industries throughout Brazil.