|Document ID (ISN)||105709|
|Convention or series no.
||Your Health and Safety at Work
Bureau of Workers' Activities
||Male and female reproductive health hazards in the workplace
||Maẖāṭir al-ṣiḥḥa al-injābīa ladā al-ḏukūr wa al-ināṯ al-nāši'a (an makan al-(amal [in Arabic]|
||Ministry of Health, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, 2004. x, 35p. Illus.
||Arabic translation of the manual indexed under CIS 97-436. This training module contains information on how occupational hazards can affect the reproductive system of workers of either sex. Topics discussed include: the mechanism of reproductive damage (prior to conception, during pregnancy, after birth); sources of knowledge on reproductive hazards of chemical, physical or biological agents and of the work situation in general; protection against reproductive hazards; role of the health and safety representative; case study of negative male fertility outcome due to chemical exposure at work; glossary. In appendices: list of chemicals with reproductive toxicity; reproductive hazards to men and women; industries where there is evidence of adverse reproductive outcome in exposed women (without linkage to specific exposures); examples of agents toxic to the male reproductive system; carcinogenic chemical in electronics manufacturing; examples of substances observed to induce adverse reproductive outcomes following exposure during pregnancy.
||antifertility effects; ILO; training material; teratogenic effects; expectant mothers; genetic effects
||toxic substances; training manuals; list of chemical substances; glossary; biological hazards; translation; physical hazards; chemical hazards
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||ILO|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Antifertility and prenatal effects
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures