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New horizons in industrial health.
Health Serv Rep 1973 Mar; 88(3):195-200
Review of implications of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in terms of occupational safety and health professionals, medical research and prevention of occupational diseases, and functions of NIOSH and OSHA in implementation of the Act. Topics include functions of occupational safety and health generalists, occupational health nurses and physicians, and industrial hygienists; implications of new technology and industrial processes in occupational diseases; research in various industries and occupations on work hazards, hazardous materials and toxic agents; possible expansion of activities to include agriculture; and requests for studies, and hazard evaluation.
Safety-personnel; Health-personnel; Health-organizations; Safety-organizations; Metal-poisoning; Toxic-substances; Respiratory-system-disorders; Safety-measures; Legislation; Preventive-medicine; Toxic-gases; Dust-control; Noise-control; Air-quality-control; Training; Reactive-materials; Compliance;
Issue of Publication
Health Services Reports
Page last reviewed: November 13, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division