Occupational Health And Safety For The 21st Century Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access by Robert H. FriisOccupational Health And Safety For The 21st Century Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access by Robert H. Friis

Occupational Health And Safety For The 21st Century Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

byRobert H. Friis

Hardcover | March 11, 2015

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This comprehensive examination of occupational health and safety from bestselling author, Robert H. Friis, explores hazardous agents found in the occupational environment, reviews their potential health effects, and identifies procedures for prevention of occupational illnesses and injuries.In 10 chapters, Occupational Health and Safety for the 21st Century first takes the reader through a detailed history of occupational health and safety efforts since Ancient Greece. It then examines each of the occupationally associated diseases and their epidemiology, including cancers, respiratory diseases, fertility and pregnancy abnormalities, hearing loss, infectious diseases, injuries and fatalities, and job stress. The final chapters examine prevention programs and research methods for this rapidly evolving field.Designed for undergraduate students across a broad spectrum of health and safety disciplines the book presents concepts in an accessible and engaging style.
Title:Occupational Health And Safety For The 21st Century Includes Navigate 2 Advantage AccessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:452 pages, 10 × 7 × 1 inPublished:March 11, 2015Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284046036

ISBN - 13:9781284046038

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Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1: Introduction to the Field of Occupational Health and SafetyChapter 2: Occupational Health Policy and the Regulatory ClimateChapter 3: Epidemiologic and Toxicologic Aspects of Occupational Health and SafetyChapter 4: Hazards from Chemicals and Toxic MetalsChapter 5: Physical Hazards in the WorkplaceChapter 6: Biological and Microbial Hazards in the WorkplaceChapter 7: Examples of Major Occupational DiseasesChapter 8: Work-Related Injuries and FatalitiesChapter 9: Psychosocial Aspects of Work: Job Stress and Associated ConditionsChapter 10: Occupational Safety and the Prevention of Occupational Disease