Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
versión On-line ISSN 1678-4561
ASSUNCAO, Ada Ávila. Contributions for a debate on the health and work relationships. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2003, vol.8, n.4, pp. 1005-1018. ISSN 1678-4561. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232003000400022.
This study aims to present theoretical and methodological principles of research about health problems that are marked by mutations in work processes. In order to reach its goal, this article present results of recent researches about the health and work relationship that observed the effects of work mutations from the perspective of workers complaints and the will to face daily life. The results from these studies reveals an illness process among workers with unspecific complaints and bring about the interest in the ethnographic approach and in the work ergonomic analysis. Traditional approaches to the theme are criticized and the author envisages the possibility of articulating disciplines in order to solve impasses posed by classic approaches
Palabras clave : Health; Work; Ergonomics; Productive reorganization.