Editor: Farhana Zahir

Series Title: Frontiers in Occupational Health and Safety

Introduction to Occupational Health Hazards

Volume 2

eBook: US $39 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $87.5
Printed Copy: US $68
Library License: US $156
ISSN: 2352-9423 (Print)
ISSN: 2352-9431 (Online)
ISBN: 978-981-14-0690-4 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-0691-1 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2020
DOI: 10.2174/97898114069111190201
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The definition of occupational health hazards is constantly changing over time as technology advances and as the awareness of work place safety issues continues to grow. Introduction to Occupational Health Hazards focuses on work-related hazards which have evolved with the advent of more recent professions. The book introduces readers to the basic concept of occupational hazards. From this starting point, readers are introduced to the types of medical disorders that can occur as a result of occupational hazards, such as cancer and neurological disorders. The next section explains health hazards to medical and laboratory staff. The book concludes with a chapter that explains mental health issues (stress and psychosocial factors) that are related to occupational health – which is a recent addition to the spectrum of health risks in the working environment. As a handbook, the book provides information about occupational health risks for science and medical students along with professionals working in the health care and laboratory industries, respectively.


- Pp. i-ii (2)
Farhana Zahir
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- Pp. iii
S.M. Hadi
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List of Contributors

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New Frontiers in Occupational Disease

- Pp. 1-40 (40)
Farhana Zahir*
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Occupational Hazards as Neurological Disorders

- Pp. 41-61 (21)
Rajesh Singh Yadav, Kumar Vaibhav*
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Cancer as an Occupational Hazard

- Pp. 62-86 (25)
Manzoor Ahmad Gatoo*, Sufia Naseem
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Occupational Health Hazards to Medical and Paramedical Staff

- Pp. 87-113 (27)
Farhana Zahir, Shazia Parveen, Nasreen Noor, Abdul Faiz Faizy, Shaziya Allarakha, Shagufta Moin
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Biosafety Issues for Scientists and Laboratory Workers

- Pp. 114-157 (44)
Achla Gupta*, Farhana Zahir
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Stress and Compromised Mental Health as The New Age Occupational Hazard

- Pp. 158-173 (16)
Farhana Zahir*
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Subject Index

- Pp. 174-183 (10)
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