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Regulation and Risk: Occupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Bridget M. Hutter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242504
eISBN:
9780191697128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242504.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Regulating the risks associated with economic activities is a feature of modern societies and one in which the state increasingly seeks to co-opt the regulatory powers of corporations. This book ... More


The Principles of Occupational Health

Jorma Rantanen

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Occupational health brings together many sciences and many social disciplines in order to achieve social progress for workers and their families. The field recognizes a social right to work in a safe ... More


Occupational Health Services

Tee L. Guidotti

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The provision of occupational health services requires an organizational structure, basic equipment, procedures and facilities for providing care and trained people. Such an organization is called an ... More


Occupational Safety and Health Law

Gary Rischitelli and Michael A. Silverstein

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the statutory and administrative legal systems that regulate occupational safety and health in the United States. It also reviews important judicial interpretations of the law ... More


Global Occupational Health

Tee L. Guidotti (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book provides an introduction to a vital—but often neglected—area in the field of health sciences. Work-related illnesses and injuries are critical concerns for every country and at every stage ... More


Delivering Health Care

Tee L. Guidotti

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Occupational health services in industry provide health care and preventive services in order to maintain the health of all employees, not just to provide medical care for the injured or those who ... More


The Law: Regulatory Objectives and the Social Dimensions of Knowledge

Bridget M. Hutter

in Regulation and Risk: Occupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242504
eISBN:
9780191697128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242504.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter draws on research data collected from staff across British Railways to consider how much they knew about the general regulatory provisions for their occupational health and safety. It ... More


Industrial Pollution and Chemical Safety

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195135589
eISBN:
9780199864102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on industrial pollution and chemical safety. Topics discussed include the extent of industrial pollution, public exposure from industrial sources, hazards by industry, major ... More


Covenants in Occupational Health

Igor Fedotov

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The right to a safe and healthy work environment is a fundamental human right. Two organizations within the United Nations system are directly concerned with occupational health: the International ... More


The Future

Jorma Rantanen

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0031
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The early pioneers of public health and occupational health believed that all they had to do was to implement preventive actions and they would no longer be needed. We now understand that new ... More


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