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Introduction to Occupational Health in Public Health Practice.

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Author/Creator:
Healey, Bernard J.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2009.
Series:
Public Health/Environmental Health Ser.
Public Health/Environmental Health Ser. ; v.13
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (355 pages)
Subjects:
Industrial hygiene.
Public health.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Introduction to Occupational Health in Public Health Practice Bernard J. Healey and Kenneth T. Walker Introduction to Occupational Health in Public Health Practice Introduction to Occupational Health in Public Health Practice uses concepts of prevention, epidemiology, toxicology, disparities, preparedness, disease management, and health promotion to explain the underlying causes of occupational illness and injury and to provide a methodology to develop cost-effective programs that prevent injury and keep workers safe. Students, health educators, employers, and other health care professionals will find that this essential resource provides them with the necessary skills to develop, implement, and evaluate occupational health programs and forge important links between public health and worker safety. Praise for Introduction to Occupational Health in Public Health Practice "Successful evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention efforts recognize that health choices and outcomes of individuals and communities are profoundly affected by their respective social and physical environments. This book is a great tool to identify opportunities and strategies to integrate and leverage efforts for the individual, family, workplace, and broader community." -Robert S. Zimmerman, MPH, president of Public Health Matters LLC, former Secretary of Health, Pennsylvania "A timely and crucial book for all health care professionals." -Mahmoud H. Fahmy, PhD, Professor of Education, Emeritus, Wilkes University.
Contents:
Introduction to Occupational Health in Public Health Practice
CONTENTS
FIGURES, TABLES, AND EXHIBITS
INTRODUCTION
HEALTH IN AMERICA
WORKPLACE HEALTH
GOVERNMENT INVOLVEMENT
PUBLIC HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES
ROLE OF PREVENTION
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
THE AUTHORS
THE CONTRIBUTORS
Part I: PUBLIC HEALTH PREVENTION FOCUS
Chapter 1: HISTORY AND IMPORTANCE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
A BRIEF HISTORY OF U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTHY PEOPLE 2010
RESPONSIBILITIES OF PUBLIC HEALTH
PUBLIC HEALTH ACCOMPLISHMENTS
EMPHASIS ON PREVENTION NOT CONTROL
PUBLIC HEALTH AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
SUMMARY KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 2: EPIDEMIOLOGY OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
INTRODUCTION TO EPIDEMIOLOGY
SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS
EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDIES
HEALTH HAZARD EVALUATIONS
PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEMS IN THE WORKPLACE
CHRONIC DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY IN THE WORKPLACE
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Part II: OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
Chapter 3: HISTORY AND IMPORTANCE OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
HEALTH, DISEASE, AND PREVENTION
THE ROLE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 4: OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES
EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INJURIES
THE CASE FOR AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL APPROACH
EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ACCIDENTS
EPIDEMIOLOGY OF VIOLENCE
SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES
SURVEILLANCE RESULTS
INJURY PREVENTION PROGRAMS
FUTURE CHALLENGES
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 5: COMPLIANCE VERSUS PREVENTION
OSHA STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT
THE INSPECTION PROCESS
COMPLIANCE OR PREVENTION
PREVENTION OF CUMULATIVE PROBLEMS
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Part III: PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
Chapter 6: TOXICOLOGY.
APPLICATION TO OCCUPATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
SUBDISCIPLINES IN TOXICOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION OF TOXIC AGENTS
ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE
RISK ASSESSMENT
TOXICOLOGY CASE STUDIES
TOXIN REGULATION AND RESEARCH
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 7: STRESS
STRESS BASICS
WORKPLACE CHARACTERISTICS AND STRESS
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSE TO STRESS
WHEN TO GET HELP
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 8: THE IMPAIRED EMPLOYEE
DRUG USE FREQUENCY AND DEMOGRAPHICS
EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ADDICTION
SUBSTANCES OFTEN ABUSED
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACES AND EAPS
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 9: WELLNESS PROGRAMS
CHRONIC DISEASES IN THE WORKPLACE
THE VALUE OF WELLNESS PROGRAMS
ADDRESSING OBESITY AND NUTRITION
ADDRESSING PHYSICAL INACTIVITY
ADDRESSING TOBACCO USE
DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH PROGRAMS
THE ROLE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 10: EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING
DEFINITIONS
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STEPS
TERRORISM AND BIOTERRORISM
WORKPLACE PREPAREDNESS FOR TERRORISM
CDC'S STRATEGIC WORKPLACE PLAN
APPLYING EPIDEMIOLOGY TO PREPAREDNESS
APPLYING AN INFORMATION MODEL TO PREPAREDNESS
INVOLVING OSHA AND NIOSH IN PLANNING
SUMMARY
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
KEY TERMS
Chapter 11: ERGONOMICS
TWO APPROACHES: BROAD AND NARROW
ERGONOMISTS' ROLES AND EXPERIENCE
FEW ABSOLUTE LIMITS
CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS
THE INDUSTRIAL ATHLETE
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 12: COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
EPIDEMIOLOGY OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
FOODBORNE AND WATERBORNE DISEASES
TUBERCULOSIS
HEPATITIS
HIV AND AIDS
INFLUENZA
EMERGING INFECTIONS
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION.
Chapter 13: VISION AND HEARING ISSUES
PROTECTING VISION IN THE WORKPLACE
PROTECTING HEARING IN THE WORKPLACE
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 14: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH DISPARITIES
DISPARATE POPULATIONS
HOW DO HEALTH DISPARITIES PERSIST?
FUTURE TRENDS IN HEALTH DISPARITIES
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Part IV: EVALUATION AND LEADERSHIP ISSUES IN PREVENTION
Chapter 15: ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF PREVENTION
PREMATURE MORTALITY
EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS
THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC EVALUATION
THE BURDEN OF INJURY AND ILLNESS
TYPES OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
TARGET AREAS FOR EVALUATION
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Chapter 16: IMPACTS OF LEADERSHIP AND CULTURE
USING VISION AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS
USING POWER EFFECTIVELY
EXERCISING TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
CHANGING THE PROCESS OF WORK
MOTIVATING EMPLOYEES
BUILDING A CULTURE
EMPOWERING WORKERS
IMPROVING TEAM EFFECTIVENESS
SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
REFERENCES
INDEX.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Walker, Kenneth T.
Other format:
Print version: Healey, Bernard J. Introduction to Occupational Health in Public Health Practice
ISBN:
9780470504048
9780470447680
OCLC:
457232200
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