WG 06 – Health, work, and human training

Coordinators: Prof. Dr. Davidson Passos Mendes (UNIFEI); Prof. Dr. Luiz Felipe Silva (UNIFEI); Prof. Dr. Geraldo Fabiano de Souza Moraes (UNIFEI)

Summary: Historical and conceptual aspects of the pathology of Labor/Occupational Health. Detection of health problems related to work. Health-disease issues and the main models of causality. Risk conditions of ergonomic nature and organization of work and its relationship to worker health. Reduction and elimination of the harmfulness of work: public policy in health and safety at work. Prevention strategies, risk management, and technological changes. Contributions of safety engineering and ergonomics for the reduction and elimination of harm at work. Workers’ participation in environmental sanitation and working conditions. Professional education. Human skills. Risk management strategies.