The Encyclopedia of Work-Related Illnesses, Injuries, and Health Issues is a complete reference to the relationship between individual health and the workplace and the rights of employees. There is no other book like this that offers the depth of coverage and unique insights related to the topic. The book explains the issues in high-risk industries such as construction, mining, and farming, and it explains the factors affecting industries such as hospitals and groceries where the risk of nonfatal injury is a serious threat. Covering stress and health concerns unique to the modern office, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and sick building syndrome, the book also discusses child labor laws, workmens compensation, and health insurance. Appendixes include a bibliography and directory of resources.
Encyclopedia of Work-Related Illnesses, Injuries and Health Issues, The. Facts on File Library of Health and Living
ISBN 13: 9781280952005
Publication Date: February 18, 2010
Publisher: Facts on File
Author: Ada P. Kahn
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