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WHO Headquarters:                                                 
150, cours Albert Thomas,                                        
F-69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France                                          
Tel.: +33-7 273 84 85                                                
Fax: +33-7 273 85 75                                                
Telex: 380023                                                           
Headquarters: 20 avenue Appia,                                           
1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland                                   
Tel.: +41-22-791 21 11                                                   
Fax: +41-22-791 07 46                                             
Telex: 845 415 416                                                   
Cable: UNISANTE GENEVE


IARC Headquarters:                                                 
150, cours Albert Thomas,                                        
F-69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France                                          
Tel.: +33-7 273 84 85                                                
Fax: +33-7 273 85 75                                                
Telex: 380023


UNEP Headquarters:                                                
P.O. Box 30552,                                                       
Nairobi, Kenya                                                                      
Tel.: 2-23 08 00                                                                     
Fax:2-22 68 31                                                                      
Telex: 22068 KNEPKE                                                        
Cable: UNITERRA NAIROBI


IAEA Headquarters                                                  
Vienna International Centre,                                    
Wagramerstrasse 5,                                                   
P.O. Box 100,                                                           
A-1400 Vienna, Austria                                                        
Tel.: +43-1-23 60                                                            
Fax: +43-1-23 45 64                                                 
Telex: 112645 ATOM A                                                       
Cable: INATOM VIENNA


UNDP Headquarters:
1 United Nations Plaza,
New York,
NY 10017,
United States
Tel.: +1-212-906 5000     
Fax: +1-212-906 5778


FAO Headquarters:
Viale delle Terme de Caracalla,
1-00100 Rome, Italy
Tel.: +39-6-522 51     
Fax: +39-6-522 53 152
Telex: 610181 FAO 1
Cable: FOODAGRI ROME


IMO Headquarters:
4 Albert Embankment,
London SE1 7SR,
United Kingdom
Tel.: +44-171-735 7611     
Fax: +44-171-587 3210
Telex: 23588


UNCTAD Headquarters:
Palais des Nations,
CH 1211
Geneva 10,
Switzerland
Tel.: +41-22-907 12 34     
Fax: +41-22-907 0 57
Cable: UNATIONS GENEVE

 

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Contents

Preface
Part I. The Body
Part II. Health Care
Part III. Management & Policy
Disability and Work
Ethical Issues
Education and Training
Development, Technology, and Trade
Labour Relations and Human Resource Management
Resources: Information and OSH
Resources, Institutional, Structural and Legal
Community level
Regional and National Examples
International, Government and Non-Governmental Safety and Health
Resources
Topics In Workers Compensation Systems
Work and Workers
Worker's Compensation Systems
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

Resources: Institutional, Structural and Legal Additional Resources

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Resources: Institutional, Structural and Legal References

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Corn, M. 1985. Preventing Injury and Illness in the Workplace. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

European Social Charter. 1994. Signed by the Council of Europe on 18 October 1961. Entered into force on 26 February 1965. In Twenty-Five Human Rights Documents. New York: Columbia Univ. Centre for Study of Human Rights.

Faden, R. 1985. Reproductive Health Hazards in the Workplace. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

Feitshans, IL. 1993. Designing an Effective OSHA Compliance Program. Deerfield, Ill.: Boardman Callaghan.

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