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Occupational Health

Edited by Orhan Korhan, ISBN 978-953-51-2890-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2889-2, 258 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published February 01, 2017 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/63281
Edited Volume

Occupational Health deals with all aspects of health and safety in the workplace and has a strong focus on primary prevention of hazards. A wide array of workplace hazards presents risks to the health and safety of people at work, which include physical factors, adverse ergonomic conditions, chemicals, biological agents, allergens, and a complex network of safety risks. This book covers topics from health and safety management, occupational medicine, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, and occupational protection. Thus, it can be utilized as a guide to identify and analyze hazards, assess risk, apply risk reduction strategies, and manage process safety for various occupations.