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Document ID (ISN)112563
CIS number 12-0288
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pachauri R.K., Kjellstrom T., Lemke B., Otto M., Makhonge P., Dapi L.N., Hawthorne L., Valenti A., Iavicoli S., London L., Reynolds L., Irlam J., Kaoneka B.S., Lekei E., Bansimbile A., SeLvage G., Lehtinen S.
Title Climate change
Bibliographic information Dec. 2011, Vol.21, No.3, p.43-63 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Internet access Climate_change_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract Collection of articles on the impact of climate change on occupational safety and health (OSH) in African countries. Contents: climate change, occupational heat stress and impacts on health and productivity in Africa; climate change challenges in Kenya; impact of climate change on students in Yaoundé, Cameroon; climate change impacts on farmers in Ethiopia; impact of climate change and green jobs on OSH; climate change, OSH and social justice; environmental impactions of pest control practices in vegetable production in Tanzania. Other topics brief reports on OSH conferences during 2011 in Accra, Ghana, Istanbul, Turkey and Espoo, Finland.
Descriptors (primary) Africa; ILO; hot workplaces; climate; heat stroke
Descriptors (secondary) Cameroon; Ethiopia; Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of; green jobs; pesticides; work efficiency; small enterprises; agriculture
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold
Natural phenomena