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Document ID (ISN)78740
CIS number 02-590
ISBN(s) 981-4045-18-7
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Koh D., Siang L.H., Tin L.L., Huang K.Y.
Occupational and Environmental Health Society
Title Health at work - A handbook for people who work
Bibliographic information Armour Publishing Pte Ltd, Kent Ridge Post Office, P.O. Box 1193, Singapore 911107, Singapore, 2001. xi, 132p. Illus. Index.
Abstract Aimed at all working persons who desire to adopt a preventive approach to their own health, this publication seeks to encourage the adoption of healthy work practices and lifestyles. Contents: work and health; changing patterns of work, lifestyles and diseases; importance of health protection and promotion; work stress; work with computers; shift work; aches and pains at work; noise and hearing; chemicals at the workplace; preventing illnesses caused by work; personal protective equipment; compensation of occupational diseases; lifestyle and disease; health risk screening at the workplace; preventing travel-related illnesses; avoiding burnout at work; health education and health promotion services in Singapore.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; training material; safe working methods; occupational diseases
Descriptors (secondary) hygiene and productivity; compensation of occupational diseases; Singapore; shift work; computer terminals; safety and health institutions; training manuals; personal protective equipment; stress factors; medical supervision; musculoskeletal diseases
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) OSH training