Occupational Health Management and Practice 5th Edition


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Product Description

Occupational Health: Management and Practice for Health Professionals is a well-known and widely prescribed text in this discipline. The fifth edition has been updated to include the latest legislation and research concerning this subject.

New features:
• A review of the latest Acts relevant to Occupational Health, and Internet links to the full Acts
• Updated text on Occupational Medicine to ensure that students and practitioners are aware of the latest research on the topic
• A chapter on Environmental Health highlighting its importance in the broader framework of healthcare
• A review of the chapter on Psychological Health looked at from a fresh perspective, reinforcing the value of treating patients holistically.

Drawing on their experience in the field of Occupational Health, the authors explain the relationship between work and health as a two-way process in which the working environment may affect the health of workers, and the workers’ state of health may impact on their ability to do their jobs. The text gives clear guidelines on how to deal with this relationship.

Occupational Health: Management and Practice for Health Professionals has been written to meet the needs of anyone working in this field, but particularly those completing the occupational health component of a basic healthcare programme or pursuing a career in occupational health practice. This new edition has also been peer reviewed by experts in the field.