Occupational Health in National Development

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World Scientific, 1994 - Health & Fitness - 476 pages
In the process of nation building, the health of the working population becomes a key factor. With the introduction of new technologies, foreign labour and changes in working patterns, the health of the working population will be affected. Health care workers, administrators and politicians will be confronted with these occupational health issues.This book outlines the various occupational health issues in national development and proposes a system of planning for the health services for the working population. It is the result of a two week ICOH Seminar where international experts addressed the issue of developing occupational health services for various countries.
 

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Contents

Section
1
Acute Pesticide Poisoning
14
The Development of Safe Chemical Pesticides
27
Occupational Health Services for Farmers
43
Occupational Health Services for Small Scale
59
Health Concerns of Women at Work
74
An Overview
102
Executive Health Screening
129
The Use of Cancer Registries in Detecting
258
Risk Assessment and Environmental Concerns
275
Setting of Environmental Standards
295
Occupational Health Services and Primary
334
Systems Approach in National Health Planning
350
Identifying and Evaluating National Occupational
367
Utilisation of Information Services and Technologies
379
The Evaluation of Occupational Health Programmes
387

Health Promotion at the Workplace
142
Occupational Health Services for Health
164
Needlestick Injury and Back Pain among Nurses
178
Risk of Hepatitis and AIDS among Health
195
Issues
227
Occupational Cancers
245
A Occupational Medicine Services in France
397
B Occupational Health Services in Singapore
406
Countries
425
E Models of Occupational Health Services in
444
Subject Index
465
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