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Document ID (ISN)70013
CIS number 97-1919
ISBN(s) 90-72245-72-5
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Íry F.G.
Title Strategies and methods to promote occupational health in low-income countries: Industrial counselling in tanneries in India
Bibliographic information Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1997. vii, 149p. Illus. 155 ref.
Abstract This thesis discusses occupational health promotion among workers in low-income countries, with special reference to tannery workers in India. Topics covered: labour conditions in low-income countries; evaluation of the policies and activities of international agencies and non-governmental organizations in the field of occupational health; occupational health policies in India; assessment of exposure to chemical agents and ergonomic stressors in tanneries; respiratory disorders, skin complaints and low-back problems among tannery workers; health programmes and industrial counselling. Summary in Dutch.
Descriptors (primary) India; developing countries; tanning industry; occupational hygiene
Descriptors (secondary) health programmes; ILO; WHO; morbidity; harmful substances; manual lifting; international agreements; respiratory diseases; skin diseases; thesis; backache; exposure evaluation; legislation; work posture
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceIndia
Subject(s) Leather, fur and footwear
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Footwear, leather and fur industry
OSH in developing countries