Editor: Marcela G. Ribeiro

Series Title: Frontiers in Occupational Health and Safety

Changes in the World of Work and Impacts on Occupational Health and Safety

Volume 1

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Printed Copy: US $72
Library License: US $116
ISSN: 2352-9423 (Print)
ISSN: 2352-9431 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-949-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-948-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2014
DOI: 10.2174/97816080594851140101


Frontiers in Occupational Health and Safety: Changes in the world of work and impacts on Occupational Health and Safety, highlights the various economic, political and cultural consequences which have altered the working environment of the world. The book describes the contradictions dealt with the workers and the emergence of new risks in the workplace.

The contents of this book include titles on work organization and occupational health in contemporary capitalism, critical reflections on nanotechnology and risks into the worker`s universe and occupational health and safety knowledge and practice.

This book is a valuable resource for MSc and PhD students, academic personnel and researchers seeking updated and critically important information on occupational health and safety and also gives a detailed view of the complex and broad world of the work universe to the readers.

Indexed in: Book Citation Index, Social Sciences & Humanities, EBSCO.


- Pp. i
Eduardo Algranti
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- Pp. ii-iii (2)
Marcela G. Ribeiro
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List of Contributors

- Pp. iv
Marcela G. Ribeiro
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Work Organization and Occupational Health in Contemporary Capitalism

- Pp. 3-31 (29)
Ana Valéria C. Dias, Francisco de P. A. Lima
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Nanotechnology and Risks into the Workers’ Universe: Some Critical Reflections

- Pp. 32-86 (55)
Paulo R. Martins, Richard D. Dulley
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Occupational Health and Safety Knowledge and Practice

- Pp. 87-136 (50)
Marcela G. Ribeiro, Fernanda F. Ventura
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- Pp. 137-150 (14)
Marcela G. Ribeiro
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