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Document ID (ISN)100867
CIS number 02-1717
ISBN(s) 9971-0-0834-3
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Koh D., Muah L.S.
Society of Occupational Medicine
Title The health of your business - A management guide to employees' health
Bibliographic information SNP Publishing Pte Ltd, Raffle Editions, 162 Bukit Merah Central 304-3545, Singapore 150162, Republic of Singapore,1998. 232p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract There is a link between the physical and mental health of employees and productivity, and a poor management of health problems has a financial impact on the enterprise. Aimed at managers of enterprises in Singapore, this guide addresses the most frequent problems they have to face in health management. It consists of four parts: health of the company, health at work, sickness at work and legal and safety aspects of health and work. Contents: health-care costs in Singapore; choosing a company doctor; management of health care; sickness absenteeism; promoting health at work; stress; business travel and expatriation; jet lag and problems related to air travel; routine health screening; occupational diseases; sick building syndrome; fitness to work; shift work; legal aspects; workmen's compensation; medical leave; safety planning and cost of safety.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; risk factors; health hazards; economic aspects
Descriptors (secondary) health programmes; Singapore; shift work; ergonomics; manuals; industrial physicians; circadian rhythm; stress factors; workmen's compensation; legislation; sick building syndrome
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Occupational health services
Sick building syndrome
Economic aspects