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Occupational Health and Safety of Municipal Workers.
Proceedings of a conference held February 28, 1977 sponsored by Urban Environment Conference, Inc., Washington, D.C. 1977 Aug:140 pages
This conference was designed to identify issues for further work, generate information, and encourage the development of new and innovative health and safety programs for municipal workers. Contents include public policy issues such as a union's view of public employee health and safety, educating public employees in health and safety, an administrator's view of public health and safety, and government's responsibility to its workers. Workshop reports include coverage of municipal employees under OSHA, women as municipal workers, municipal health care workers, mental health and alcoholism as occupational health problems of municipal workers, violence on the job, training municipal employees in health and safety, workers' compensation, and planning and delivering a health and safety program at the local level; successful approaches to municipal workers' safety and health; and wastes of cities and the health of workers including health and safety problems of sewage treatment workers and a federal and local program of solid waste collection. Appendices include complete minutes of the workshops and a list of groups that can assist on health and safety problems of municipal employees. (Contract No. 210-76-0196)
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-76-0196; Safety-education; Safety-training; Safety-programs; Sex-factors; Health-care-personnel; Medical-personnel; Sanitation-workers; Waste-disposal; Solid-waste-disposal; Legislation; Regulations;
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Proceedings of a conference held February 28, 1977 sponsored by Urban Environment Conference, Inc., Washington, D.C.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division