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Document ID (ISN)110409
CIS number 09-1294
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vainio H., O'Hara L., Cheveers E., Yassi A., Fedotov I., Geyer N., Sigler N., Savolainen K., Takala J., Hämäläinen P., Pääkkönen T., Lehtinen S.
Title New emerging risks
Bibliographic information Dec. 2009, Vol.19, No.3, p.55-75 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Internet access http://www.ttl.fi/en/publications/electronic_journals/african_newsletter/Documents/african_newsletter3_2009.pdf [in English]
Abstract Contents of this collection of articles on new chemical and biological hazards of relevance to African countries: H1N1 and occupational health for health workers in Africa; excerpts from WHO materials on H1N1; North-South partnership to strengthen trade union action against HIV/AIDS; engineered nanomaterials; globalization of risks; brief account of a conference on occupational health of nanotechnology which took place in 2009 in Finland; brief account of a meeting of WHO collaborating centres which took place in Geneva in 2009.
Descriptors (primary) Africa; ILO; new technologies; biological hazards; risk factors; chemical hazards
Descriptors (secondary) occupational hygiene; influenza; nanotechnology; cooperation; immunodeficiency syndrome; role of workers' organizations; conference; WHO
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada; European Union; Finland; ILO; South Africa
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Biological hazards
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Biological hazards
Globalization
Bacterial and parasitic diseases