Ebook - Occupational Health and Safety for the 21st Century  (P.D.F)

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This comprehensive examination of occupational health and safety explores hazardous agents found in the occupational environment, reviews their potential health effects, and identifies procedures for prevention of occupational illnesses and injuries. In 10 chapters, Occupational Health and Safety for the 21st Century first takes the reader through a detailed history of occupational health and safety efforts since Ancient Greece. It then examines each of the occupationally associated diseases and their epidemiology, including cancers, respiratory diseases, fertility and pregnancy abnormalities, hearing loss, infectious diseases, injuries and fatalities, and job stress. The final chapters examine prevention programs and research methods for this rapidly evolving field. Designed for undergraduate students across a broad spectrum of health and safety disciplines the book presents concepts in an accessible and engaging style.nnKey Features:nEngaging, real-world vignettes in each chapternLoaded with charts, tables, and figures illustrating the most current data in the fieldnOffers thorough coverage of occupational health policy, epidemiology, toxicology, chemical hazards, psychosocial aspects of work, and prevention effortsnnStudent u0026 Instructor Resources:nThis text comes packaged with Navigate 2 Advantage Access, a comprehensive package of mobile-ready course materials including:ntLearn: A complete eBook with interactive toolsntPractice: A virtual Study Center with robust practice activities and flashcardsntAssess: A homework and testing Assessment center with prepopulated quizzes and examinationsntAnalyze: Dashboards with learner and educator views that reports actionable data Additional ISBNs: 9781284046038, 1284046036,9781284093841, 1284093840
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