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Occupational health in health service areas: handbook for planning.
Cohen-ML; Newman-JW; Hutchison-MK
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-203, 1978 Sep; :1-104
The material in this handbook was designed to relate the Health Service Areas (HSA) review process to the implementation of occupational safety and health services, to further develop the approach to planning for occupational safety and health, to define the scope of a comprehensive occupational safety and health program, to aid in the collection and utilization of occupational exposure data, and to instruct the user in the purpose of worksheets in organizing pertinent information. Planning approaches were provided for establishing clinical services (preplacement examinations, periodic examinations, diagnostic procedures and followup examinations, laboratory services, worker's compensation evaluations, emergency and trauma services, short and long term rehabilitation services, and mental health services related to job stress and substance abuse), performing environmental monitoring and safety services, organizing surveillance and disease reporting systems, educating the workers regarding their health and safety, the manpower needs of the occupational health and safety organization, and the review function of the HSA.
NIOSH-Author; Industrial-health-programs; Work-practices; Accident-prevention; Occupational-safety-programs; Occupational-health-programs; Worker-health; Occupational-health-services
NTIS Accession No.
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-203
DCDSD; DTS; OECSP
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division