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Occupational Health

Edited by Orhan Korhan

Eastern Mediterranean University

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.

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Occupational HealthEdited by Orhan Korhan

Published: February 1st 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63281

ISBN: 978-953-51-2890-8

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2889-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4115-0

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

20617 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

7 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations


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1. New Paradigms in Ergonomics: The Positive Ergonomics

By Mohamed Mokdad and Tawfik Abdel-Moniem


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2. Understanding the Stakeholders as a Success Factor for Effective Occupational Health Care

By Ari-Matti Auvinen


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3. Occupational Risks of Health Professionals

By Nilgun Ulutasdemir and Ferdi Tanir


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4. HSE Management for a Sound Work Environment: Strategies for Improving Health Safety and Environmental Indicators through Ergonomic Design Thinking

By Marcello Silva e Santos, Maria da Conceição Vinciprova Fonseca, Marcelo Marcio Soares, Bernardo Bastos da Fonseca, Maria Victoria Cabrera Aguilera and Ananda Halfeld Alves Fernandes


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5. Health‐Promoting Leadership Culture and its Role in Workplace Health Promotion

By Simona Šarotar Žižek, Matjaž Mulej and Vesna Čančer


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6. Is Insulin Resistance Work Related?

By Marina Oțelea


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7. Epidemiology of Needlestick and Sharps Injuries in Veterinary Medicine

By Ana Cláudia Coelho


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8. Gene-Environment Interactions: The Case of Asbestosis

By Vita Dolzan, Metoda Dodic-Fikfak and Alenka Franko


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9. Ibuprofen as a Treatment for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: Effectiveness versus Caveats

By Mary F. Barbe and Ann E. Barr-Gillespsie


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10. Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Relationship to Ethnicity

By Rosana M. Quintana


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11. Working in Cold Environment: Clothing and Thermophysiological Comfort

By Radostina A. Angelova


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12. Step-By-Step Procedure and Tools to Reduce Work-Related Stress

By Azra Huršidić Radulović


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