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Document ID (ISN)112383
CIS number 12-0146
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bernales B., Klarián M.A.
Title PEECASI - External evaluation programme of the quality of medical examinations related to silicosis
Original title PEECASI - Programme de evaluación externa de la calidad de los exámenes médicos relacionados a la silicosis [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile, Departamento Salud Ocupacional y Contaminación Ambiental , av. Marathon 1000, Ñuñoa, Santiago 7780050, Chile, Feb. 2007, 35p. Illus. 17 ref.
Internet access PEECASI_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in Spanish]
Abstract Following an introduction providing estimates of the number of workers with silicosis and exposed to silica in Chile, this document presents the programme for the external evaluation of the quality of medical examinations related to silicosis. The programme has been developed by the Public Health Institute of Chile in fulfillment of its responsibilities and roles within the WHO/ILO National Programme for the Elimination of Silicosis (NPES).
Descriptors (primary) Chile; quality control; medical examinations; occupational health laboratories; health programmes
Descriptors (secondary) ILO; WHO; silicosis; public OSH institutions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceChile
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Occupational health services