Children at Work

Health and Safety Risks

Valentina Forastieri
Release Date: May 1, 1998

This book proposes an approach to the protection of children through the development of a program on occupational safety and health specially addressed to working children, within the framework of a national policy aimed at the elimination of child labor. It includes procedures to identify hazardous working conditions, and provides guidance for the development of improved methods and instruments to assess and protect the health of working children. It supplies basic information and guidance for the general reader, as well as reference material on possible child-related occupational diseases for physicians and others.