The Palm Wine Trade: Occupational and Health Hazards

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L Mbuagbaw; SG Noorduyn;
(2012)
  • Publisher: National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Health Organization
  • Journal: The International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (issn: 2008-6520, eissn: 2008-6814)
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  • Subject: Occupational injuries | Wine | Accidents falls | Methanol | Cameroon | Industrial medicine. Industrial hygiene | RC963-969

The palm wine trade is an important economic activity for many tropical rural areas worldwide. In West Africa, palm wine holds high sociocultural and traditional values. Wine tappers often climb very tall trees with rudimentary equipment to harvest palm sap and risk sev... View more
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