ISBN-10:
1284046036
ISBN-13:
9781284046038
Pub. Date:
03/11/2015
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Occupational Health And Safety For The 21St Century

Occupational Health And Safety For The 21St Century

by Robert H. Friis

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Overview

Occupational Health And Safety For The 21St Century

Preface
Chapter1 Introduction to the Field of Occupational Health and Safety
Chapter2 Occupational Health Policy and the Regulatory Climate
Chapter3 Epidemiologic and Toxicologic Aspects of Occupational Health and Safety
Chapter4 Hazards from Chemicals and Toxic Metals
Chapter5 Physical Hazards in the Workplace
Chapter6 Biological and Microbial Hazards in the Workplace
Chapter7 Examples of Major Occupational Diseases
Chapter8 Work-Related Injuries and Fatalities
Chapter9 Psychosocial Aspects of Work: Job Stress and Associated Conditions
Chapter10 Occupational Safety and the Prevention of Occupational Disease

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284046038
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 03/11/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 452
Sales rank: 183,457
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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