Systemic appropriation: the case of humidification in granite mining sector in Brazil

@inproceedings{Mendes2014SystemicAT,
  title={Systemic appropriation: the case of humidification in granite mining sector in Brazil},
  author={Renata de Souza Mendes and Pascal B{\'e}guin and Val{\'e}rie Pueyo and Francisco Duarte},
  year={2014}
}
This research was conducted in Brazilian granite mining sector. This sector is particularly dangerous to health and safety of employees, mostly because of professional pneumoconiosis. So, the health and safety of mining NR22 regulatory standard made it obligatory to provide humidification throughout the extraction and manufacturing process. The general hypothesis is that the introduction of an innovative prevention device changes the workers’ activities, which can create new risks in situations… CONTINUE READING