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Document ID (ISN)65901
CIS number 96-185
ISBN(s) 0-412-60410-8
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pantry S.
Title Occupational health
Bibliographic information Chapman & Hall, 2-6 Boundary Row, London SE1 8HN, United Kingdom, 1995. xiv, 290p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 14.99.
Abstract This book comprises a collection of articles by specialists in occupational health topics. Part 1 provides an introduction to occupational health trends: worldwide view of occupational health; health concepts and issues to be considered by employers (global and national health strategies, implementation and evaluation of health promotion activities); insurance and liability. Part 2 focuses on specific health issues in the workplace: rehabilitation for work; diseases of occupations; toxicology; ergonomics; occupational hygiene; first aid and paramedics. Part 3 highlights current and future research and training requirements for health personnel. Part 4 describes recent legislation and information sources and services.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; national organization; plant health organization
Descriptors (secondary) training of OSH personnel; safety and health documentation; occupational diseases; United Kingdom; statistical trends; sickness absenteeism; toxicology; rehabilitation; ergonomics; manuals; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; programme evaluation; first aid; role of government; workmen's compensation; research; legislation; computerized data bases; criminal liability; health programmes
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Criminal liability in OSH
Occupational health services