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Document ID (ISN)108324
CIS number 08-852
ISBN(s) 81-85578-82-6
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Phoon W.O., Parekh R.
Title Occupational and environmental health - A practical manual
Bibliographic information Bhalani Publishing House, 11 Mavawala Building, Opp. K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India, 2007. viii, 376p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract This book comprehensively covers the health impact of man's interaction with his environment and occupation. Through eight chapters, it provides an understanding of the most important environmental and health issues. Many examples are drawn from developing countries in areas such as construction, agriculture and issues related to women workers. Other topics addressed include genetic factors in occupational health, addictions, behavioral aspects, occupational stress, shift work and sickness absenteeism.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; occupation disease relation; developing countries; environmental pollution; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) India; case study; shift work; stress factors; human behaviour; manuals; sickness absenteeism
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceIndia
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Environmental pollution
OSH in developing countries