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Why Rajasthan's doctors misdiagnose silicosis, the incurable occupational disease of thousands


Scroll.in - Feb 13, 2017
Along a 20 km stretch on the Jaipur-Agra highway in Rajasthan is a cluster of factories where sandstone is carved into garden lamps, railings, screens and gazebos. Starting at Sikandra village in Dausa district are about 900 factories – or “stalls”, in ...
 

Bill Would Limit Liability for Cumulative Trauma, Occupational Disease Claims


WorkCompCentral (subscription) - Jan 30, 2017
While I applaud the intent, this will simply make the process even more complicated. I continue to feel that simply moving cumulative trauma claims from its current position in LC 5412 back to LC 5411 will give us the tool needed to combat specious claims.
 

High Melanoma Risk Makes Being a Firefighter Even More Dangerous Than You Thought


Yahoo Health - Feb 14, 2017
The case tackled a 2002 amendment to state law that makes melanoma an occupational disease for firefighters. Despite that amendment, the city of Bellevue and department of labor had contested the allocation of industrial insurance benefits to ...
 

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AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Disease and Injury Causation


by: J. Mark, M.D. Melhorn, James B., M.D. Talmage, William E., M.D. Ackerman, Mark H., M.D. Hyman
This second edition publication is an essential resource for health care professionals who need to make informed, evidence-based decisions that determine causation for injury and work-related conditions. Users are able to strengthen their opinion by linking clinical findings to a specific cause-whether related to the workplace, genetic makeup, a unique event or a combination of factors. Professionals can provide an informed opinion on workers' compensation or disability cases based on a careful review of an individual's clinical findings when linking (or not linking) the condition in question to medical evidence.
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Occupational Health And Safety For The 21St Century


by: Robert H. Friis
This comprehensive examination of occupational health and safety explores hazardous agents found in the occupational environment, reviews their potential health effects, and identifies procedures for prevention of occupational illnesses and injuries. In 10 chapters, Occupational Health and Safety for the 21st Century first takes the reader through a detailed history of occupational health and safety efforts since Ancient Greece. It then examines each of the occupationally associated diseases and their epidemiology, including cancers, respiratory diseases, fertility and pregnancy abnormalities, hearing loss, infectious diseases, injuries and fatalities, and job stress.
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Occupational and Environmental Health: Recognizing and Preventing Disease and Injury


by: Barry S. Levy, David H. Wegman, Sherry L. Baron, Rosemary K. Sokas
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 the core course in Environmental Health in Masters of Public Health programs.


Thoroughly updated and expanded upon, the sixth edition of .
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Textbook of Occupational Medicine Practice


by: David Koh
This book provides a link between occupational health and clinical practice. It aims to provide a valuable starting point for health professionals with an interest in occupational medicine as well as those intending to specialize in occupational medicine. It will also serve as a useful guide for all those who are interested in occupational medical practice. These include medical students at various levels, occupational health nurses, general practitioners, or colleagues and professionals in occupational health and safety -- in other words, for all who have committed themselves to do the best practice for the health of working people.
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An occupational disease is any chronic ailment that occurs as a result of work or occupational activity. It is an aspect of occupational safety and health.
 

Strategies for the Prevention of Occupational Diseases:Introduction


Occupational Safety and Health Branch Labour Department- Strategies for the Prevention of Occupational Diseases:Introduction Occupational hazards in ...
 

Understanding and Preventing Occupational Disease


Linn Holness, Professor at University of Toronto, explains the difficulties of the Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety System to recognize occupational ...
 

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This video is a part of Non-infectious disease (1804302) Public Health, Mae Fah Luang University.
 

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Archie Adams, MD, a provider with MultiCare Centers of Occupational Medicine, discusses a type of common workers' compensation claim - occupational ...