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Document ID (ISN)112256
CIS number 12-0016
ISSN - Serial title 0019-8366 - Industrial Health
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schulte P.A., Heidel D., Okun A., Branche C.
Title Making green jobs safe
Bibliographic information 2010, Vol.48, p.377-379. 12 ref.
Internet access Making_green_jobs_safe_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract This editorial argues that while green jobs may be perceived to be safe, this is not necessarily the case considering that their prime purpose is to produce green products and services aimed at preserving or restoring environmental quality. It provides examples of where environmental protection has led to increased hazards for workers and recommends that occupational safety and health be duly considered on an equal footing with environmental protection.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; green jobs; substitution; neighbourhood protection; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) 1-bromopropane; cooperation; role of government; construction industry; nanotechnology
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Generalities
Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Risk evaluation
Workplace health promotion