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Document ID (ISN)110425
CIS number 09-1202
ISSN - Serial title 1237-0843 - Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vainio H., Sng J., Koh D., Lee S.M., Chia S.E., Kawakami T., Fedotov I., Tao L., Ikeda T., Joshi S.K., Sharma S.C., Shrestha S., Pääkkönen T., Lehtinen S.
Title New emerging risks
Bibliographic information Dec. 2009, Vol.16, No.3, p.51-71 (whole issue). Illus. Bib.ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Collection of articles on emerging occupational safety and health hazards of relevance to countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Contents: nanotechnology; applying participatory approaches and good practices to emerging risks; health hazards related to precarious work; participatory approach for stress management in small enterprises in Japan; child labour in Nepal and associated hazards; brief account of a conference on occupational health of nanotechnology which took place in 2009 in Finland; brief account of a meeting of WHO collaborating centres which took place in Geneva in 2009.
Descriptors (primary) nanotechnology; nanoparticles; new technologies; WHO; health hazards; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) small enterprises; Japan; Nepal; dangerous work; workers' participation; migrant workers; child labour; conference; stress studies
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceChina; Finland; ILO; Japan; Nepal; Singapore
Subject(s) Generalities
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Chemical safety
New technologies
Browse category(ies) Workers' participation
Nanotechnology and nanoparticles
Child labour