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Document ID (ISN)105709
CIS number 06-1030
Year 2004
Convention or series no. Your Health and Safety at Work
Bureau of Workers' Activities
Title Male and female reproductive health hazards in the workplace
Original title Maẖāṭir al-ṣiḥḥa al-injābīa ladā al-ḏukūr wa al-ināṯ al-nāši'a (an makan al-(amal [in Arabic]
Bibliographic information Ministry of Health, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, 2004. x, 35p. Illus.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; ILO; training material; teratogenic effects; expectant mothers; genetic effects
Descriptors (secondary) toxic substances; training manuals; list of chemical substances; glossary; biological hazards; translation; physical hazards; chemical hazards
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
OSH training