Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 2nd Ed
Authors/Editor: Smedley, Julia; Dick, Finlay; Sadhra, Steve
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 97
Fully revised for this second edition, the this book provides a concise practice-based guide. Bringing together the latest legislation and guidance with current practice in the field, this is your authoritative guide to assessing and managing health risks in the workplace.
Consisting of twelve sections covering the full breadth of practice, the Handbook includes workplace hazards and diseases, occupational health emergencies, and practical procedures. This second edition is also updated with new information on psychiatric emergencies, psychological therapies, chronic pain management, writing a policy, and obesity.
Providing a thorough, easy-to-use guide to the whole of occupational health, this Handbook is the essential resource for all occupational physicians, occupational health nurses, occupational hygienists, and all those dealing with workplace health and fitness, giving you the information you need at your fingertips.
This book is aiimed primarily at occupational physicians in training, specialists in occupational health, occupational health nurses, general practitioners and hospital doctors, it will also appeal to individuals in other clinical specialties with an interest in workplace factors affecting their patients, and with responsibility for decisions on fitness for work.