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Document ID (ISN)76864
CIS number 01-704
ISBN(s) 0-87912-203-X
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Balge M.Z., Krieger G.R.
Title Occupational health and safety
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, 1121 Spring Lake Drive, Itasca IL 60143-3201, USA, 3rd ed., 2000. ix, 595p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: USD 79.95 (members), USD 99.95 (non-members).
Abstract Detailed manual aimed at occupational health and safety (OHS) specialists in the United States. Contents: the OHS professions; OHS programmes (programme design, occupational medicine, occupational health nursing, safety, industrial hygiene, environmental regulations, radiation safety, workers' compensation management, travel health, remote work, ergonomics, employee safety and security, emergency response, community involvement, programme assessment and evaluation); human resource issues (pre-placement testing, stress management, substance abuse, scheduling shiftwork, employee education, gender issues in the workplace, workers with disabilities, outsourcing of OHS services); future issues (infectious diseases, occupational health in developing countries, sources of help).
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; training material; USA
Descriptors (secondary) radiation protection; pre-employment medical examinations; shift work; tropical diseases; infectious diseases; ergonomics; manuals; training manuals; emergency organization; air transport; mental stress; environmental pollution; women; safety programmes; workmen's compensation; handicapped workers; legislation; drug dependence
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
OSH training
Alcohol and drug abuse