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Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety

 

The ILO's Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety presents a panoramic view of the basic available information in the field. The Encyclopaedia has been developed in parts, sections and chapters which correspond to the various subjects that comprise occupational health and safety. It has been designed to provide the general user with background information on the disciplines of occupational health and safety in an understandable manner that will, at the same time, be considered rigorous by professionals in those fields.

 

  Type

  Database

  Unit responsible

  Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment (SAFEWORK)

  Subjects

  occupational safety and health, databases

  Available on-line

  Full content and more information

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The ILO's Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety is the most comprehensive reference source on the subject. It has a long and honourable history, having had four editions: in 1930, 1971, 1983 and 1998. It is one of the flagship publications of the International Labour Office and is widely respected worldwide by health and safety professionals, students and policy-makers alike.

 

The latest, fourth, edition, was published in four volumes under the editorship of Prof. Jeanne Stellman. Today, it is also available, free of charge, as an online/electronic product accessible through the SafeWork website and on CD-ROM.

 

         

      

Website of ILO's Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety : http://www.ilo.org/safework/WCMS_113329/lang--en/index.htm