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Document ID (ISN)34776
CIS number 81-264
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Springer E.
Title Basic principles of occupational hygiene
Original title Grundlagen der Arbeitshygiene [in German]
Bibliographic information Verlag Volk und Gesundheit, Neue Grünstrasse 18, DDR-1020 Berlin, 1979. 168p. Illus. Price: M.9.30.
Abstract Manual containing basic information for the practitioner who has to deal with industrial hygiene problems: information on stress and strain, and the relation between work and health. Contents: principles of worker protection; physical and mental workload, and conclusions regarding workplace design and layout; hours of work and breaks; medical problems of young persons, the elderly, and women at work; effects of environmental physical factors; effects of non-toxic dust; effects of chemicals; allergic respiratory disorders; infectious diseases of occupational origin; occupational health organisation in the German Democratic Republic. Appended: list of relevant regulations and standards.
Descriptors (primary) occupational medicine; occupational hygiene
Descriptors (secondary) harmful physical agents; allergic respiratory disorders; work organization; German Democratic Republic; infectious diseases; occupational physiology; harmful substances; respirable dust; hours of work; workbreaks; manuals; women; standardization; young persons; legislation; safety and health institutions; older workers
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Older workers
Bacterial and parasitic diseases