Global Occupational Health

Hardcover | March 23, 2011

EditorTee L. Guidotti

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Global Occupational Health is a concise, complete 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 healthand financial security for working adults and their families. As a comprehensive textbook designed for students, professionals in public health, and occupational health practitioners who are working across international boundaries, this book will provide the reader with solid foundational knowledgeof occupational health through the lens of economic development. Perfect for use as both a stand-alone text or as supplementary reading, 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 workplace. The second section addresses important hazards. The third section addresses specific industry sectors, management challenges, and policies at the globallevel. Each chapter links occupational health to economic development concepts and future trends. The contributed chapters are authored by international experts in the field, enriched by boxed case studies and supportive concrete examples. This work sets a new standard for education in occupationalhealth.

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Global Occupational Health is a concise, complete 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 healthand financial security for working adults an...

Tee L. Guidotti, MD, MPH, DABT, is an international consultant in health, safety, and sustainability at Medical Advisory Services (a division of The NMAS Group), a firm in Rockville, Maryland. He is a physician and retired professor of environmental and occupational health.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:600 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:March 23, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195380002

ISBN - 13:9780195380002

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Table of Contents

1. Jorma Rantanen: The Principles of Occupational Health2. Kai Savolainen and Pentti Kalliokoski: Chemical Safety and Risk Assessment3. Panu Oksa and Jukka Uitta: Occupational Epidemiology4. Rauno Paakkonen: Exposure Assessment5. Jukka Uitta and Panu Ok: Monitoring and Surveillance6. Tee L. Guidotti: Safety7. Veikko Louhevaara and Nina Navala: Ergonomics8. Tee L. Guidotti: Physical Hazards9. Rene Mendes: Chemical Hazards10. Gregory Chan and David Koh: Biological Hazards at Work11. Tsutoma Hoshuyama: Stress and Psychological Factors12. Erkki Kahkonen: Hazard Control13. Gregory Chan and David Koh: Clinical Evaluation of Occupational Disorders14. Tee L. Guidotti: Occupational Injuries15. Thomas Laubli and Craig Karpilow: Musculoskeletal Disorders16. Gregory Chan: Occupational Diseases17. John Cowell: Fitness-To-Work Evaluation18. Rene Mendes and Elizabeth Costa Dias: Health Protection, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention at the Workplace19. Hugo Rudiger, Michael Nasterlack, Andreas Zober, and Tee L. Guidotti: Industries and Workplaces20. Tee L. Guidotti: Health Care Workers21. Jyrki Liesivuori: Agriculture22. Jeffrey Spickett and E. Wallis-Long: Occupational Health and Safety in Small Enterprises23. Tee L. Guidotti: The Worker24. Hua Fu, Tee L. Guidotti, and Kari Lindstrom: Common Occupations25. Tee L. Guidotti: Occupational Health and Economic Development26. Igor Fedotov: Covenants in Occupational Health27. Tee L. Guidotti: Occupational Health Services28. Tee L. Guidotti: Delivering Health Care29. You-xin Liang: The Economic Burden of Occupational Diseases30. Jorma Rantanen: Emerging Issues31. Jorma Rantanen: The FutureReferences and Recommended Reading