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Pocket consultant : occupational health

Call no.:
613.62 AWTp
Edition:
5th ed.
Author:
Length:
ix, 364 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher:
Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing
Year:
2007
ISBN-ISSN:
9781405122214
Type:
Books
Subject:
Copies:
1
Abstract:
Offering theory and practice, with guides for further reading, this is a clinical guide for the practitioner in the widest sense: physicians, nurses, occupational hygienists, safety officers, environmental, health officers and personnel managers. With coverage of both medicine and hygiene, and including sections on OH law, it is a primer for appropriate courses and provides all that the interested medical student would need to know.

Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Occupational health services - an international perspective. 3. Occupational diseases. 4. Occupational infections. 5. Occupational toxicology. 6. Occupational hygiene - gases, vapours, dusts and fibres. 7. Physical hazards - light, heat, noise, vibration, pressure, and radiation. 8. Musculoskeletal disorders. 9. Psychosocial aspects of the workplace. 10. Risk assessment. 11. Control of air-borne contaminants. 12. Personal protection of the worker. 13. Special issues in occupational health. 14. Legal aspects of occupational health. 15. Sources of information.
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