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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

Contents

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2 Chemical Safety and Risk Assessment

Kai M. Savolainen and Pentti Kalliokoski

3 Occupational Epidemiology

Panu Oksa and Jukka Uitti

4 Exposure Assessment

Rauno Pääkkönen

5 Monitoring and Surveillance

Jukka Uitti and Panu Oksa

6 Safety

Tee L. Guidotti

7 Ergonomics

Veikko Louhevaara and Nina Nevala

8 Physical Hazards

Tee L. Guidotti

9 Chemical Hazards

René Mendes

10 Biological Hazards at Work

Gregory Chan Chung Tsing and David Koh

12 Hazard control

Erkki Kähkönen

13 Clinical Evaluation of Occupational Disorders

Gregory Chan Chung Tsing and David Koh

14 Occupational Injuries

Tee L. Guidotti

15 Musculoskeletal Disorders

Thomas Läubli and Craig Karpilow

16 Occupational Diseases

Gregory Chan Chung Tsing and David Koh

17 Fitness to Work

John W. F. Cowell

19 Industries and Workplaces

Hugo Rüdiger, Michael Nasterlack, Andreas Zober, and Tee L. Guidotti

20 Health-Care Workers

Tee L. Guidotti

21 Agriculture and Rural Development

Jyrki Liesivuori and Tee L. Guidotti

22 Occupational Health and Safety in Small Enterprises

Jeffrey Spickett and E. Wallis-Long

23 The Worker

Tee L. Guidotti

24 Common Occupations

Fu Hua, Tee L. Guidotti, and Kari Lindström

28 Delivering Health Care

Tee L. Guidotti

29 Economic Burden

Liang Youxin

31 The Future

Jorma Rantanen