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Document ID (ISN)111880
CIS number 11-0466
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 2011
Convention or series no. 16-001-A-30
Author(s) Guillemin M.
Title Occupational hygiene and risk prevention: A complementary science to occupational medicine
Original title Hygiène du travail et prévention des risques: une science complémentaire à la médecine du travail [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd quarter 2011, No.171, 10p. Illus. 25 ref.
Abstract The purpose of occupational health is to ensure healthy working conditions and healthy workers. Occupational hygiene focuses on the working environment in order to manage the hazards and thus protect workers from disease. This review article presents this branch of activity with its specific aspects, highlighting its complementarity with occupational medicine.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; occupational medicine; industrial physicians; industrial hygienists; plant safety and health organization
Descriptors (secondary) conditions of work; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; cooperation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Generalities
Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
Occupational health services
Exposure evaluation
Risk evaluation