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Document ID (ISN)42901
CIS number 84-2044
ISBN(s) 2-85206-219-4
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Haguenoer J.M., Furon D.
Title Industrial toxicology and health - Behaviour in the work environment as a problem of health education
Original title Toxicologie et hygiène industrielles - Le comportement en milieu de travail, problème d'éducation pour la santé [in French]
Bibliographic information Technique et documentation, Lavoisier, 11 rue Lavoisier, 75384 Paris Cedex 08, France, 1983. 560p. Illus. Bibl. Price: FF.360.00.
Abstract This work is addressed to industrial physicians and other professionals responsible for the health of employees; important information is provided to help workers understand their health problems and fight against unhealthy lifestyles. 5 lifestyle factors are analysed: 1. nutrition and work (dietary errors, particular work conditions, hours of work, nutritional pathology and group catering); 2. addiction to organic solvents (trichloroethylene, chloroform, glues, aliphatic nitrites); 3. smoking (pathology of exposure to tobacco smoke by smokers and non-smokers); 4. alcoholism (consequences at work, interactions with the working environment); 5. influence of prescription drugs on behaviour in the workplace.
Descriptors (primary) drug dependence; alcoholism; occupational medicine; organic solvents; preventive aspects of diet; smoking
Descriptors (secondary) nitrites; chloroform; trichloroethylene; work at high temperature; drugs; heavy work; dietary errors; diethyl ether
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Nutrition
Alcohol and drug abuse