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Document ID (ISN)104576
CIS number 06-71
Year 2002
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2002-152
Title Reproductive health: Developing partnerships in the study of reproductive hazards in the workplace
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2002, USA, Apr. 2002. 1p. Illus.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This information note gives an overview of the types of studies conducted by NIOSH copncerning reproductive hazards in the workplaces. NIOSH develops partnerships to conduct three types of field studies (health hazard evaluations, industry-wide studies and technical assistance). Male reproductive health assessments include studies of the neuroendocrine function, spermatogenesis and fecundability, genetic damage to spermatozoa and sexual function. Female reproductive health assessments include studies of the neuroendocrine function, ovulation, menstrual cycle defects and luteal phase defects.
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; applied research; USA; public OSH institutions
Descriptors (secondary) data sheet; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Antifertility and prenatal effects