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Document ID (ISN)66692
CIS number 96-638
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1995
Convention or series no. DMT 61 TC 53 DMT 61 TF 57
Author(s) Alquier-Bouffard E., Lagisquet C., Jakubiec H.
Ministère du Travail (France)
Title International business trips. Risk analysis and prevention activity in an occupational health department: Investigations of employees of an oil company travelling abroad
Original title Déplacements professionnels internationaux. Analyse des risques, actions de prévention dans un service de médecine du travail - Enquêtes dans une société pétrolière auprès de salariés se déplaçant à l'étranger [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1995, No.61, p.7-15. 14 ref. (2nd article: p.17-24)
Internet access 96-0638.pdf [in French]
Abstract Two articles on the safety and health problems of expatriate staff. The first article deals with risk analysis (occupations and different types of business trips, lack of suitability to lead a "travelling life", health hazards); preventive action by the occupational health department of a large French oil company (in particular, primary prevention: vaccination, pre-travel advice, information, health education). The second article is a report on an investigation conducted by the occupational health department of the same company. In annex: text of two questionnaire surveys on the evaluation of the anti-malaria information campaign conducted by the company (1: retention of advice, aimed at all staff members liable to be sent on mission; 2: evaluation of the respect and impact of anti-malaria preventive action and of possible malaria-related health effects, aimed at all staff members who had actually gone on mission).
Descriptors (primary) health services; health hazards; petroleum and natural gas industry; plant health services; migrant workers; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) case study; tropical diseases; infectious diseases; social aspects; conditions of work; questionnaire survey; vaccination; malaria
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services
Petroleum and natural gas industry
Occupational health services