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Document ID (ISN)103981
CIS number 05-95
ISBN(s) 92-2-117015-2
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wanjek C.
Title Food at work: Workplace solutions for malnutrition, obesity and chronic diseases
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2005. xv, 448p. Illus. 164 ref. Price: CHF 60.00.
Abstract This book reviews the history and economics of workplace nutrition and presents case studies from a range of countries and enterprises which show how businesses can benefit from improved attention to food at work. Provides evidence that improvements such as the provision of canteens and cafeterias, meal vouchers, mess rooms, arrangements with local vendors and the provision of safe drinking water are within the reach of any business. Presents a checklist for enterprise decision-making, describes international standards, policies and programmes and considers the roles of governments, employers and trade unions.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; nutrition; canteens; group catering; diet
Descriptors (secondary) nutrition disorders; WHO; meal breaks; drinks at work; obesity; check lists; role of government; role of workers' organizations; drinking water; preventive aspects of diet; international agreements; economic aspects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Nutrition