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Document ID (ISN)76280
CIS number 01-289
ISSN - Serial title 0029-7917 - Occupational Health
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Reed J.
Title Remote control
Bibliographic information Dec. 1999, Vol.52, No.12, p.22-26. Illus. 15 ref.
Internet access 01-0289.pdf [in English]
Abstract Employees that travel frequently for work purposes have significantly higher medical insurance claim rates than their non-travelling colleagues, not only for physical morbidity, but also for psychological illnesses. The article proposes that organizations develop travel health policies, including aims, responsibilities, fitness to travel guidelines, pre-travel preparation, experience of medical service providers, pre-travel education, medical services abroad, post-travel health assessments and the reporting of travel-related diseases.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; morbidity; air transport; circadian rhythm; work time schedules
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; tropical diseases; mental disorders; aircraft; industrial physicians; psychological effects; role of insurance institutions; medical supervision; role of management; stress factors
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Air transportation
Hours of work
Occupational health services