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Occupational safety and health in the Gambia: developing concern for worker health.
Culp K; Bobb M; Marquez SP
AAOHN J 2003 Feb; 51(2):84-88
It is important for the occupational health nursing community to develop an international interest in worker health in countries with limited resources. The collaboration between The Gambia and the University of Iowa discussed in this article can be replicated in other settings and need not be limited to academic institutions. Corporate sponsorship and inclusion of workplace safety criteria in business contracts provide incentives for fostering change in developing countries.
Nurses; Nursing; Health-care-personnel; Health-services; Workers; Worker-health; Work-areas; Workplace-studies; Risk-factors; Exposure-levels; Exposure-limits; Injuries
Issue of Publication
AAOHN Journal - American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal
University of Iowa
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division