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Document ID (ISN)47860
CIS number 87-485
ISBN(s) 0-8039-2466-6; 0-8039-2467-4
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nelkin D., Hilgartner S., Brown M.S., Raymond C.A., Jasanoff S., Sagoof M.
Title The language of risk
Bibliographic information Sage Publications Inc., 275 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, USA, 1985. 200p. Bibl.
Abstract This collection of essays results from a project on determining workers' perceptions of occupational risks. The chapters cover: analysing risk; political language of risk and defining occupational health; worker access to hazard information; conflicting journalistic ideologies; ethical conflicts in occupational medicine; misrule of law at the US OSH Administration; sense and sentiment in OSH programmes (emotional and economic approaches).
Descriptors (primary) workers' participation; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) USA; information of personnel; industrial physicians; comment on law
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Ethical issues
Risk evaluation
Workers' participation