|Document ID (ISN)||69321|
|Convention or series no.
||European Occupational Health Series 9
World Health Organization (WHO)
||Women at work in Europe - The challenge of today and tomorrow
||Occupational Health Programme, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Scherfigsvej 8, 2100 K°benhavn ě, Denmark, 1995. 50p. 86 ref.
||This report examines statistical data on the numbers of women employed in the European Union, focusing on their occupations, the industries that employ them, and the health hazards to which they are potentially exposed. These include: inflammatory bowel disease; cancer; tuberculosis; zoonoses; hepatitis; human immunodeficiency virus; heat and cold stress; exposure to dust and fibres, lead, and solvents; stress; reproductive outcomes; perinatal mortality; and congenital malformations. Research needs are outlined.
||occupational diseases; WHO; women; harmful substances; European Communities
||toxic effects; sex-linked differences; antifertility effects; cold stress; report; tuberculosis; lead; zoonoses; heat load; hepatitis; solvents; immunodeficiency syndrome; cancer; list of chemical substances; mental stress; teratogenic effects; airborne dust
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Medicine, hygiene and first aid
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Bacterial and parasitic diseases