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Document ID (ISN)110948
CIS number 10-0485
ISBN(s) 978-989-8076-28-1
Year 2009
Convention or series no. Estudos segurança e saúde no trabalho 22
Author(s) Silva Santos C., de Sousa Uva A.
Title Occupational safety and health: Historiographic notes and the future
Original title Saúde e segurança do trabalho: Notas historiográficas com futuro [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Autoridade para as Condições do Trabalho (ACT), Av. Casal Ribeiro 18A 1000-092 Lisbon, Portugal, 2009. 231p. Illus. 135 ref. Price: EUR 17.50.
Abstract This book presents the history of the developments in occupational medicine from the antiquity to the present time, and analyses these developments by placing them in their political, social, economic, scientific and technical context. It also underlines the role played in particular by the ILO and the WHO in the improvement of working conditions and occupational safety and health. Appendices include extracts of relevant legislation.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; occupational medicine; legal aspects; history
Descriptors (secondary) Portugal; ILO; WHO; international agreements
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion