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Protecting Workers" Health in the Third World

National and International Strategies

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Published by Auburn House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Occupational / industrial health & safety,
  • Medical,
  • Industrial Health,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Public Health,
  • Developing Countries,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Occupational & Industrial Medicine,
  • Medical / Public Health,
  • Congresses,
  • Health Policy,
  • Industrial hygiene,
  • Occupational Health

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael R. Reich (Editor), Toshiteru Okubo (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8326297M
    ISBN 10086569026X
    ISBN 109780865690264


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Get this from a library. Protecting workers' health in the Third World: national and international strategies. [Michael Reich; Toshiteru Okubo;] -- This impressive inquiry into Third World health problems linked to industrialization offers positive directions for both national and international strategies.

Occupational health and safety issues. PROTECTING WORKERS IN THE THIRD WORLD As a growing number of developing countries undergo rapid industrialisation, increasing attention has been paid to working conditions and the rights of workers in the Third World.

For over 65 years, labour conditions have been the concern of the International Labour Organisation. his document is the third in a series of occupational health documents entitled: Protecting Workers’ Health. The World Health Organization (WHO) Protecting Workers Health in the Third World book the Programme of Occupational Health publishes it.

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