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Global Occupational Health

Tee L. Guidotti

Abstract

This book provides an introduction to a vital—but often neglected—area in the field of health sciences. Work-related illnesses and injuries are critical concerns for every country and at every stage of economic development and an important determinant of health and financial security for working adults and their families. This book addresses worker protection and the management of occupational health from rich industrialized countries to developing societies. The first section of the book concentrates on broad approaches and frameworks for the investigation and management of health in the work ... More

Keywords: health sciences, work-related illness, work-related injury, worker protection, occupational health, hazards, economic development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195380002
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tee L. Guidotti, editor
National Medical Advisory Services