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Safety and Health for Workers

Research and Practical Perspective

Edited by Bankole Fasanya

Purdue University Northwest

This book provides workers and individuals with knowledge on the effective ways to understand the importance of human health and safety in workplaces. Workplace incident scenarios and research findings on human health and safety that could be an ideal information source for university students and workers are detailed in the book. Knowledge made available includes: • Ergonomics, spine deformity associated with human posture. • Gender differences in biomechanical effects of the upper extremities. • Working conditions and gender inequalities and their effects on health and safety promotions. • Social support and job satisfaction relationship at workplaces. • Recommendations to enhance good handwashing practices. • Worker’s Act impacts on health and safety practices. • Good hygiene practices at public places. Its comprehensive scope, along with its quick understanding, makes this book a handy working reference for good health and safety practices at workplaces.

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Safety and Health for WorkersResearch and Practical PerspectiveEdited by Bankole Fasanya

Published: June 17th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77424

ISBN: 978-1-78984-525-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-524-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-043-6

Copyright year: 2020

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2534 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

3 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Safety and Health for Workers - Theory and Applications

By Bankole K. Fasanya


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2. Women, Ergonomics and Repetitiveness

By Igor Bello


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3. Spinal Deformities with Students in Classroom Teaching in Urban and Rural Areas

By Elvira Nikšić and Edin Beganović


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4. Working Conditions and Health Inequalities

By Anna Maria Giammarioli


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5. Linking Social Support with Job Satisfaction: The Role of Global Empowerment in the Workplace

By Maria Helena Almeida, Alejandro Orgambídez Ramos and Carina Martinho Santos


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6. Hand Hygiene Practices in Public Restrooms: Effects and Proposed Solutions

By Bankole K. Fasanya, Moruf Adegbite, Maged Mikhail and George L. Stefanek


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