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The Changing Nature of Work and Workforce.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1986:132 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00167890
Abstract
Papers from the Third U.S.-Finnish Joint Science Symposium, focusing on changes in work and the workforce, are presented. General topics include occupational health, demographic changes, industrial hygiene and control technology, new technology and processes, service industries, and toxicological investigations. Areas of interest include control strategies for occupational preventive medicine; age and sex related changes in occupational health and injury; trends in U.S. industry health care; development by NIOSH of a Job Exposure Matrix; developments in personal monitors, noise control evaluation, and push/pull ventilation; safety sensor devices for robots; use of information technology in analyzing effects of change; ergonomics and visual effects of video display terminal work; epidemiology of confined space fatalities; specific occupational exposures; occupational health and injury in service industries; and specific toxicological studies, including semen analysis methods, organic dusts and respiratory disease in Finnish farmers, body burden profiles of solvent exposure, brain tumors and manufacture of electronic components, and relationship of in-vitro induced chromosomal abnormalities to clinical mesothelioma after asbestos (1332214) exposure.
Keywords
Occupational-health; Occupational-hazards; Sex-factors; Age-factors; Control-methods; Analytical-methods; Sociological-factors; Occupational-sociology; Toxicology; Injuries; Monitoring-systems; Safety-research; Occupational-exposure;
CAS No.
1332-21-4;
Publication Date
19860101
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Fiscal Year
1986
NTIS Accession No.
PB87-189304
NTIS Price
A08
Priority Area
Infectious Diseases; Disease and Injury; Special Populations; Work Environment and Workforce;
Source Name
Proceedings of the Third Joint U.S.-Finnish Science Symposium, October 22-24, 1986, NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Cincinnati, Ohio, 132 pages, 160 references
State
OH;
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