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Document ID (ISN)107038
CIS number 07-1069
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Epidemiological surveillance in occupational settings
Original title Surveillance épidémiologique en milieu professionnel [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Feb. 2005. Internet document. 17 ref.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/INRS-PUB/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_catalog_view_view/C338AA86C1132F66C1256FA4005CA7D2/$FILE/print.html [in French]
Abstract Epidemiological surveillance in occupational settings consists of the systematic and regular collection, statistical analysis and interpretation of data on demographic factors, health problems and occupational factors. It is an alerting tool for the detection of work-related health problems and the identification of appropriate interventions. This Internet document provides a general overview of the objectives of epidemiological surveillance along with practical guidance on its implementation.
Descriptors (primary) France; medical supervision; epidemiology
Descriptors (secondary) health service records; industrial physicians; internet document
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Epidemiology