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Document ID (ISN)111849
CIS number 11-0459
ISSN - Serial title 1237-0843 - Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pachauri R.K., Sareen S., Nagata A., Kjellstrom T., Lemke B., Hyatt O., Langkulsen U., Kabir I., Nag P.K., Nag A., Sekhar P., Shah P., Odland J.O., Nilsson M., Tylor A., Mcguiness C., Kawakami T.
Title Climate change
Bibliographic information May 2011, Vol.18, No.1, p.3-27 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Collection of articles on climate change of relevance to countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Contents: effect of climate change on the food safety and health of agricultural workers; potential threat to occupational health, worker productivity and local economic development by increased workplace heat exposure due to climate change; climate change and occupational health in Thailand; climate change and risks to health in Bangladesh; perceived heat stress and strain of workers; new tools to estimate climate change impacts on occupational health in Asia and the Pacific region; progress in the Hothaps programme assessing impacts and prevention of heat effects on working people in relation to local climate change; trade union policies on climate change; participatory approaches to improving occupational safety and health and preventing influenza of migrant workers in Thailand.
Descriptors (primary) Asia; ILO; hot workplaces; climate; economic aspects; developing countries
Descriptors (secondary) Bangladesh; Thailand; weather; influenza; heat load; role of workers' organizations; migrant workers; agriculture
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold
OSH in developing countries