Occupational and Environmental Health is a comprehensive, practical textbook for understanding how work and environment influence individual and population health.
Comprising 40 chapters written by national and international experts, this book combines theory and practical insights to help readers effectively recognize and prevent occupational and environmental disease and injury.
- This leading text on occupational and environmental health, now thoroughly updated in a seventh edition, introduces and explains key concepts and their application
- Multidisciplinary and global approach, with extensive citations, makes this an ideal textbook for students and practitioners in public health (including requisite MPH coursework), medicine, nursing, industrial hygiene, safety, ergonomics, environmental sciences, and other fields
- Provides a clear understanding of occupational and environmental health and its relationships to public health, environmental science, and government policy.
- Case studies help readers apply the basic principles of environmental and occupational health to real-world challenges
- Extensive graphs, photographs, and drawings illustrate key concepts
- Annotated ""Further Reading"" sections at the end of each chapter provide resources for obtaining further information
New to this Edition:
- New chapters on climate change, children's environmental health, liver disorders, kidney disorders, and a global perspective on occupational health and safety
- Expanded coverage of government's role in occupational and environmental health
- Updated approaches for recognizing and preventing disease and injury
Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Levy, Barry S.; Wegman, David H.; Baron, Sherry L.; Sokas, Rosem
Community Health & Disease Prevention
Health Systems & Services
Edition: 7th Ed.
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