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Pocket Consultant

Occupational Health

Gardiner, Kerry / Rees, David / Adisesh, Anil / Zalk, David / Harrington, J. Malcolm


6. Auflage April 2022
480 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-71861-1
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In the newly revised Sixth Edition of Pocket Consultant: Occupational Health, an accomplished and distinguished team of researchers and practitioners deliver a fully updated overview of current occupational health practices. The book offers a complete, international perspective that includes discussions of issues like migrant working populations, and new chapters on occupational exposure in different industries and specific processes. Special issues such as working hours and shift work, alcohol and drug use testing, eHealth, military populations, fatigue, and sleep disorders are also discussed at length. Readers will also find:
* A thorough introduction to occupational health, including people involved, the roles of occupational health professionals, industrial processes, and health outcomes
* Comprehensive explorations of occupational health services at an international level, occupational diseases, and occupational infections
* Practical discussions of clinical evaluations, including pre-employment placement, fitness for work, health assessments, health surveillance, and medical records
* Examinations of medicolegal report writing and the legal and ethical aspects of occupational health
* In-depth examinations of occupational toxicology, occupational hygiene, chemical/physical/biological/psychosocial hazards, and the principles of risk assessment and risk management along with the latest on control toolkits
* A new companion website featuring flashcards and multiple-choice questions

Perfect for occupational hygienists, physicians, nurses, safety practitioners and anyone in a health and safety role, Pocket Consultant: Occupational Health will also earn a place in the libraries of general practitioners, medical students, nursing students, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, toxicologists, and occupational psychologists.

1 Introduction

2 Occupational Health Services--an International Perspective

3 Occupational Diseases

4 Occupational Infections

5 Clinical Evaluations

6 Occupational Toxicology

7 Occupational Cancer

8 Occupational Hygiene--Gases, Vapours, Dusts and Fibres

9 Physical Hazards--Light, Heat, Noise, Vibration, Pressure and Radiation

10 Musculoskeletal Disorders

11 Psychosocial Aspects of the Workplace

12 Risk Assessment

13 Risk Management

14 Principles of Occupational Epidemiology

16 Personal Protection of the Worker 271

17 Tertiary prevention

18 Special Issues in Occupational Health 293

19 Expert and Medicolegal Report Writing

20 Ethical Aspects of Occupational Health
Professor Kerry Gardiner, Professor of Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Professor David Rees, Emeritus Professor, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand. National Institute for Occupational Health. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Professor Anil Adisesh, Associate Professor and Division Director Occupational Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Head of Division Occupational Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Professor David Zalk, Director of Occupational Hygiene; University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Global Program on Occupational Health Practice Online, San Jose, California, USA

Professor Malcolm Harrington, CBE, Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK.

K. Gardiner, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; D. Rees, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; A. Adisesh, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; D. Zalk, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA; J. M. Harrington, The University of Birmingham, Esgbaston, UK