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Document ID (ISN)31595
CIS number 79-1169
ISSN - Serial title 0300-0559 - Revue de médecine du travail
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Blaizot M., Capronnier M., Cavigneaux A., Brousse G., Métrot J., Susbielle G., Huguenard P.
Title Medical aspects of overseas employment, especially in hot climates
Original title Aspects médicaux du travail à l'étranger, notamment dans les pays chauds. [in French]
Bibliographic information 1978, Vol.6, No.4, p.167-207. Illus.
Abstract This issue, devoted entirely to the above question, contains articles on: problems to be handled by medical officers of building and construction firms concerning the posting of employees to work projects in foreign (especially hot) countries (determination of physical and psychological fitness for the change; thorough medical examination on return; advice on health facilities in foreign countries); extent to which French regulations still apply to company employees posted abroad; emigration and occupational disease (compensation aspects); medical advice for transfer overseas for any considerable length of time (vaccinations, health and hygiene precautions, chemoprophylaxis); medical assistance available on isolated work sites; design and equipment of living and recreation quarters in an oil drilling camp in the desert (sleeping quarters, swimming pool and other leisure facilities).
Descriptors (primary) construction industry; occupational medicine; medical supervision; migrant workers
Descriptors (secondary) tropical climate; welfare facilities; occupational diseases; France; parasitic diseases; pre-employment medical examinations; work aptitude; personal hygiene; legislation; vaccination; desert climate; construction sites
Document type -
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Bacterial and parasitic diseases