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Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo

On-line version ISSN 1989-7790Print version ISSN 0465-546X


NOVA MELLE, Pilar. Child labor: the risks in labor conditions legally prohibited and its implications for health and safety. Med. segur. trab. [online]. 2008, vol.54, n.213, pp.09-21. ISSN 1989-7790.

Child labour is prohibited by all laws, despite this are millions of children who work in the world. If the working conditions of adults are often detrimental from the standpoint of safety and health, the children suffer doubly, for work rejected by adults and by his physical frailty. The fact develop a work prevents many of them attend school and their working conditions have no possibility of improving and perpetuating a cycle of poverty.

Keywords : Child labor; employment law; education; poverty; working conditions; health.

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