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Occupational health in the 1990s: developing a platform for disease prevention.
Ann NY Acad Sci 1989 Dec; 572:1-300
This publication resulted from a workshop held in January of 1988 in Washington, DC for the purpose of discussing advancements expected in the areas related to occupational health in the 1990s. The workshop dealt with the broad topics of the nature and extent of occupational disease, workplace regulation and disease prevention, the right to know and disease prevention, worksite inspection, and workers' compensation and litigation. Specific papers considered epidemiologic and toxicologic evidence of occupational cancer in metalworking, medical and legal causation, estimates of the magnitude of occupational disease in the United States, public funding for worker education, risk assessment, generic standards, high risk worker notification, the politics of the Worker Notification Bill, the role of the personal physician, the OSHA experience, a case study of underground coal mining and the effectiveness of regulations, workplace inspection, and tort litigation.
NIOSH-Publication; Occupational-health-programs; Industrial-health-programs; Industrial-safety-programs; Risk-factors; Epidemiology; Occupational-safety-programs; Worker-health
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
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