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Document ID (ISN)65655
CIS number 95-2010
ISBN(s) 981-02-1465-0
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jeyaratnam J., Chia K.S.
Title Occupational health in national development
Bibliographic information World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., P.O. Box 128 Farrer Road, Singapore 9128, 1994. xii, 476p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract This manual on occupational health is aimed particularly at trainees in developing countries. Part 1 covers occupational health issues (pesticide poisoning and development of safe pesticides; needs of farmers, small scale industries, health professionals, women workers and office workers; stress management; executive health screening; health promotion; risk of injury and disease among health professionals; chemical risk assessment; transfer of hazardous industries; occupational cancers; role of legislation). Part 2 covers the development of national health plans for the working population (occupational health services; identifying and evaluating occupational health needs; examples of occupational health services in some developed countries; role of the World Health Organization).
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; national organization; training material; developing countries; plant health services
Descriptors (secondary) health programmes; medical examinations; pesticides; infectious diseases; harmful substances; office work; cancer; training manuals; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; health services; mental stress; environmental pollution; women; agriculture; legislation; small enterprises
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
OSH in developing countries
OSH training
Occupational health services