Occupational and Environmental Health Recognizing and Preventing Disease and Injury

ISBN-10: 0195397886

ISBN-13: 9780195397888

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Barry S. Levy, David H. Wegman, Sherry L. Baron, Rosemary K. Sokas

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List price: $94.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 888
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH, is Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. David H. Wegman, MD, MSc, is Dean, School of Health and Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell. Sherry L. Baron, MD, MPH, is Coordinator, Priority Populations and Occupational Health Disparities, National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, Bethesda, MD. Rosemary K. Sokas, MD, MOH, is Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health.

Work, Environment, and Health
Occupational and Environmental Health: 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities
Recognizing and Preventing Occupational and Environmental Disease and Injury
Avoiding the Transfer of Risk: Cleaner Production and Pollution Prevention
Effectively Educating Workers and Communities
Labor-Management Safety Committees
How to Use the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Essentials of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
How to Request Assistance from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance
Hazard Surveillance
Asthma Surveillance in California: Combining Environmental and Occupational Health Surveillance
National Childhood Blood Lead Surveillance
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Surveillance
Environmental Public Health Tracking Network
Surveillance for Childhood Lead Poisoning Reveals Workplace Lead Problem
Infectious Disease Surveillance and Occupation
Occupational Health Reporting Requirements in New Jersey
Tracking Lead Exposure to Workers: The Massachusetts Blood Lead Registry
Occupational and Environmental Health Equity and Social Justice
Child Labor
Women construction workers: An example of sexual harassment in the workplace
Children as a Special Population at Risk for Environmental Hazards
The Export of Hazard
Global Environmental Hazards
Chemical reactions in the destruction of ozone
Examples of health risks arising from global trade processes
Interactions between climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion
Hazardous Exposures
Outdoor Air Pollution
Indoor Air Quality
Environmental Tobacco Smoke
Exposure to Biomass Fuel Fumes
Water Contamination and Wastewater Treatment
Generalized Steps in the Treatment of Sanitary Waste Prior to its Discharge to Surface Waters
General Steps Used in the Treatment of Drinking Water
The Debate Over Regulation of Atrazine
Food Safety
Hazardous Waste
Asbestos in Libby, Montana
Chemical Hazards
An Ecohealth Approach to Mercury Contaminatio
Standard Elements in Diagnosing HAVS
Extremes of Temperature
Physical Hazards Related to Hyperbaric and Hypobaric Environments and Their Adverse Health Effects
Climate Change, Workplace Heat, and Health
Ionizing and Nonionizing Radiation
Biological Hazards
Occupational Stress
Time, Work, Stress, and Well-Being in Society
Adverse Health Effects
Injuries and Occupational Safety
Injuries Are a Major Public Health Problem
Hispanics Are a Priority Population for Occupational Injury Prevention
The Youngest and Oldest Workers Present Challenges and Opportunities for Prevention
Unique Challenges for Prevention of Roadway Occupational Deaths and Injuries
Workplace Violence -- A Complex Workplace Injury Phenomenon
Unique Role for Public Health Agencies in Occupational Safety
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Plumber's Knee
The choice of a health care provider for injured workers is important
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Case
Respiratory Disorders
Childhood Asthma
Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders
Reproductive and Developmental Disorders
DBCP: A Potent Male Reproductive Toxicant
Noise Exposure and Hearing Disorders
Case of hearing loss following noise and chemical exposures
Case of noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus
Skin Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders
Recognition, Assessment, and Prevention
Guide for Evaluating Epidemiologic Studies
Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Assessing Indoor Air Pollution
Nanoparticles: Occupational and Environmental
Occupational Ergonomics: Promoting Safety and Health Through Work Design
Ergonomic Approaches to Prevention
Clinical Occupational and Environmental Health Practice
The Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics
Risk Communication and Information Dissemination
Environmental Risk Communication
Government Regulation of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety in the United States and the European Union
Legal Remedies
When Employers are Subject to Lawsuits for Workplace Injuries and Illnesses
Permanent Disability Benefits in the People's Republic of China
An Integrated Approach to Prevention
The Roles of Labor Unions
Glossary of Key Labor Terms
Names of Major Unions
Sample Health and Safety Contract Language
Advocating for Healthy Jobs
The Roles of Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations
Principles of Environmental Justice
Ceres Principles
Conducting Worksite Investigations
Silica Exposure Among Roofing-Tile Workers
Chlorine Exposure Among Lifeguards at an Indoor Swimming Resort
Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure Among Casino Dealers
Indoor Air Quality and Cancer
Responding to Community Environmental Health Concerns
Addressing Health and Safety Hazards in Specific Industries: Agriculture, Construction, and Health Care
Livestock workers
Protecting Disaster Rescue and Recovery Workers
Public and Environmental Health Issues in Disasters
Implementing Programs and Policies for a Healthy Workforce
Addressing the Built Environment and Health
Appendix: Illustrative Nongovernmental Organizations
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