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Occupational Health And Safety For The 21St Century

Occupational Health And Safety For The 21St Century

by Robert H. Friis
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ISBN-13: 9781284046038
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 03/11/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 452
Sales rank: 464,607
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Emeritus Professor and Chair, Department of Health Science - California State University, Long Beach

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

About the Author xvii

List of Abbreviations xix

1 Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety 3

2 Occupational Health Policy and the Regulatory Climate 41

3 Epidemiologic and Toxicologic Aspects of Occupational Health and Safety 81

4 Hazards from Chemicals and Toxic Metals 127

5 Physical Hazards in the Workplace 171

6 Biological and Microbial Hazards in the Workplace 215

7 Examples of Major Occupational Diseases 253

8 Work-Related Injuries and Fatalities 293

9 Psychosocial Aspects of Work: Job Stress and Associated Conditions 335

10 Occupational Safety and the Prevention Occupational Disease 373

Glossary 411

Index 429

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