Occupational and environmental health

J. M. Harrington and Raymond M. Agius

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Occupational and environmental health

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Occupational health is concerned with managing the health of working people. Occupational health physicians deal with the effects of work on health, and the influence of health on work. Other professional groups, including nurses, hygienists, toxicologists, psychologists, and safety engineers, also have important roles to play in keeping people healthy and at work....

Chapter.  10696 words. 

Subjects: Occupational Medicine

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