Organizations

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The American Industrial Hygiene Association

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The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is one of the largest international associations serving the need of occupational and environmental health and safety professional practicing industrial hygiene in industry, government, labor, academic institutions, and independent organizations.

 

American Petroleum Institute

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American Petroleum Institute (API) is the leading U.S. trade association for the oil and natural gas industry, which represents coporations involved in the production, refinement, distribution and other aspects of the petroleum industry.

 


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Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin

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Canadian Auto Workers Union

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Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) is the largest private sector union in Canada representing workers throughout virtually every sector of the Canadian economy.

 

 

 

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

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Canadian Centre for Occupatioanl Health and Safety (CCOHS) promotes the total well-being - physical, psychosocial and mental health - of working Canadians by providing information, training, education, management systems and solutions that support health, safety and wellness programs.

 

 

Canadian Labour Congress

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Canadian Labour Congress brings together Canada’s national and international unions, the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils.

 

 

Center to Protect Workers' Rights

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The Center to Protect Workers’ Rights (CPWR), now called The Center for Construction Research and Training, is an international leader in applied research, training, and service to the construction industry.

 

Central Institute for Labour Protec-tion - National Research Institute (CIOP-PIB)

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The Institute is the main research institution comprehensively dealing with the problems of improving working conditions in accordance with human psychophysical abilities.

 

CISL National Board

 



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Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung

logodguvThe Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung (DGUV) is the umbrella association of the accident insurance institutions for the industrial and public sectors.



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European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

 logoeashwEuropean Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) was set up to make Europe's workplaces safer, healthier and more productive. This is done by bringing together and sharing knowledge and information, to promote a culture of risk prevention.



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Health and Safety Executive

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Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national independent regulator and act in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces.


 


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International Agency for Research on Cancer

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International Agency for Research on Cancer is an intergovernmental agency forming part of the World Health Organization tasked with conducting and coordinating research into the cases of cancer.


 

International Commission on Occupational Health

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International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) is an international non-governmental professional society, which aims to foster the scientific progress, knowledge and development of occupational health and safety.

 

 

Institut fur Arbeitsphysiologie

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The Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo) investigates potentials and risks of modern work on the basis of behavioural and life sciences. The results of our research are used to design new regulations and guidelines for a beneficial and healthy working environment.


Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (IFA - Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance)

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The IFA supports the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions and their organisations particularly in solving scientific and technical problems relating to safety and health protection at work; the IFA does so by means of research, development and investigations; testing of products and material samples; workplace measurements and advice; participation in standardisation and regulation setting bodies; technical information and expertise. In addition, the IFA works on behalf of manufacturers and companies within the framework of product testing and certification, and certification of quality management systems.

 

Institut für Prävention und Arbeitsmedizin der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung, Institut der Ruhr-Universität Bochum (IPA - Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurance)

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IPA's research work aims at the reduction of health risks of employees due to various hazardous substances. The goal is to develop preventive measures as well as to improve diagnosis and therapy of occupational diseases and to support the German Social Accident Insurance. Five closely linked IPA centers conduct interdisciplinary research projects in the fields of Medicine, Epidemiology, Allergology/Immunology, Toxicology, and Molecular Medicine.

 

Institut Arbeit und Gesundheit der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (IAG - Institute Work and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance)

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The Institute for Work and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IAG) is a part of the DGUV Academy in Dresden, promoting safety and health at the workplace by training, research and development, and consultancy and to support the German Social Accident Insurance.

 

Israeli Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

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Israel Institute for Occupational Safety and Hygiene (IIOSH) is Israel's national public institution concerned with the workplace safety and health.

 

Institut National de Recherche et de Securite

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Institut National de Recherche et de Securite (INRS) conducts study and research programmes to improve the health and safety of men and women at work in France, from toxicological hazards to physical and psychological well-being.

 

Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo

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Institute of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health

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Institute of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health’s activities cover: research, expertise and training in public health, occupational medicine and environmental health impact assessment, diagnosis and treatment of occupational and environmental diseases, as well as implementation of health promotion and prevention of diseases.

 

 

Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail

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The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) was established in Québec Canada and is a scientific research organization known for the quality of its work and the expertise of its personnel.

 

Institute of Occupational Medicine

Institut universitaire romand de Sante au Travail

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Institut universitaire romand de Sante au Travail (IST) has no inspection or monitoring function; it provides teaching, research, assessment and consultancy as well as promotion in the field of occupational health in Switzerland.

 

 

Institute for Science of Labour

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The Institute is an independent non-profit-making research body under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan.

 

Istituto di Medicina del Lavoro

Instituto Seguros Sociales

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One of the largest organizations in the Columbian government the Instituto Seguros Sociales provides health services and guaranteed pensions to millions of Columbians.

 

International Organization for Standardization

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International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards. ISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 160 countries, one member per country, with a Central Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland.

 

International Social Security Association

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The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is the principal international institution bringing together social security agencies and organizations.

 


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National Fire Protection Association

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The National Fire Protection Association is a nonprofit aimed at reducing the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards by provideing and advocating consensus codes and standards, reasearch, training and education.

 

 

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness.

 

Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine

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The Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine is an independent research and development centre that provides background research and promotes healthy lifestyles among Polish workers.

 


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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

logooshaThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the main federal agency charged with the enforcement of safety and health legislation. 

 


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Swiss National Accident Insurance Fund

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Suva, a non-profit company formerly known as the Swiss National Accident Insurance Fund, provides accident insurance products, and prevention and rehabilitation services for industrial trading and commercial enterprises in Switzerland.

 

Scientific Research Institute of Occupational Health

Sheffield Occupational Health Project


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Tyoterveyslaitos

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Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) is a research and specialist organization in the field of occupational health and safety.

 

 


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United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America

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The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America, with members in virtually every sector of the economy.

 

 

United Food and Commercial Workers

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United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) has 1.3 million union members work in a range of industries, with the majority working in retail food, meatpacking and poultry, food processing and manufacturing, and retail stores.

 


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World Health Organization

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Within the United Nations the World Health Organization (WHO) is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

 


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Contents

Preface
Part I. The Body
Part II. Health Care
Part III. Management & Policy
Part IV. Tools and Approaches
Part V. Psychosocial and Organizational Factors
Part VI. General Hazards
Part VII. The Environment
Part VIII. Accidents and Safety Management
Part IX. Chemicals
Part X. Industries Based on Biological Resources
Part XI. Industries Based on Natural Resources
Part XII. Chemical Industries
Part XIII. Manufacturing Industries
Part XIV. Textile and Apparel Industries
Part XV. Transport Industries
Part XVI. Construction
Part XVII. Services and Trade
Part XVIII. Guides