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Occupational and environmental health

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Occupational and environmental health : recognizing and preventing disease and injury / ed. Barry S. Levy, ... [et al.]. - 6th ed. - Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, cop. 2011. - XXVII, 854 p. : il. ; 26 cmISBN - 978-0-19-539788-8
Assunto: Segurança, saúde e higiene no trabalho; Saúde ambiental

Occupational and environmental health is the public health and multidisciplinary approach to the recognition, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of disease, injuries, and other adverse health conditions resulting from hazardous environmental exposures in the workplace, the home, or the community.
These are essential elements of public health practice and a core of the curriculum in the schools of public health.

Thoroughly updated and expanded upon, the sixth edition of Occupational and Environmental Health provides comprehensive coverage and a clear understanding of occupational and environmental health and its relationships to public health, environmental science, and governmental policy.
New chapters include Toxicology; The Roles of Government and International Organizations; and Risk Communication in Workplaces and Communities. The authors also expand on chapters included in previous chapters, and the book features practical case studies, numerous tables, graphs, and photos, and annotated bibliographies

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