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Occupational Safety and Health in Developing Countries. Review of strategies, case studies and a bibliography

  title={Occupational Safety and Health in Developing Countries. Review of strategies, case studies and a bibliography},
  author={Christer Hogstedt and Bodhi Pieris},

Occupational Related Upper and Low Back Pain Among the Working Population of Ethiopia: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies conducted in Ethiopia and published from 2017 to 2020 found that 54.2% of the included study participants experienced low back pain in the previous year, while 27.1% experienced upper back pain.

Prevalence of Occupational Related Upper and Low Back Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ethiopia: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

The current study found the pooled prevalence of occupational-related upper back pain and low back pain in the previous one year was 27.1% and 36.2%, respectively, whereas more than one-fourth of the included participants were experienced upper backPain.

Physical environmental and occupational factors inducing work-related neck and shoulder pains among self-employed tailors of informal sectors in Ethiopia, 2019: results from a community based cross-sectional study

Work-related neck and/or shoulder pain induced by physical factors of the work environment among self-employed tailors is pervasive in Ethiopia and efforts to curb the condition need to impalement diverse approaches addressing the physical environment and occupational factors.

Implications of Indonesian Occupational Safety and Health Management System Award to the Safety Culture

An increase in work accident rates by 20% at the end of 2017 ironically accompanies the increasing number of awardee OSHMS certification in Indonesia. This paper aimed to analyze the policy of OSHMS

Determinants of Safe Organizational Climate and its Impact on Employee Performance: A Case of Marble Industries Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

The purpose of this research paper was to discover different problems and disseminate solutions for creating a safety climate in an organization by minimizing accidents at the workplace through

Determinants of Knowledge and Safety Practices of Occupational Hazards of Textile Dye Workers in Sokoto, Nigeria: A Descriptive Analytic Study

Although the respondents had good knowledge and positive attitude, their lack of observance of safety practices brings to fore the need for direct safety instruction and training and retraining of textile dye workers on workplace hazards and safety practices.

Awareness and Need for Knowledge of Health and Safety among Dairy Farmers Interviewed in Uganda

The level of knowledge and awareness of agricultural health and safety risks, disease, and injury prevention among the Ugandan dairy farmers interviewed was low.

Prevalence and determinants of work related injuries among small and medium scale industry workers in Bahir Dar Town, north west Ethiopia

There was a high prevalence of work related injuries among small and medium scale industrial workers in Bahir Dar town, northwest Ethiopia and sex, monthly salary, age, work experience and use of personal protective equipment were found to be different in the small andmedium industries.

Agricultural health in The Gambia II: A systematic survey of safety and injuries in production agriculture.

Cuts and lacerations were identified as the commonest injury types and the most common sources were hand tools (hand hoe, cutlass, axe and knife) and animal-powered carts.



Health and safety as a development resource. Key-note addresses to the 25th International Congress on Occupational Health. Stockholm, National Institute for Working Life

  • 1996

Concept-Driven Development and the Organization of the Process of Change: An evaluation of the Swedish Working Life Fund

An evaluation of the Swedish Working Life Fund finds that concept-driven development and the organization of the process of change need to be considered in the context of a knowledge-based economy.

Work Organization and Europe as a Development Coalition

Work Organization has achieved recent prominence in European policy, as new employment guidelines are embodied in the policies of all European Member States. New forms of Work Organization, properly

Meeting the Challenge of Privatization: Its Impact on Occupational Health and Safety, Public Health and Environmental Protection

This article summarizes the work at the 9th annual Symposium on Environment and Occupational Health during Societal Transition in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), held in June 1998 in Budapest,

Health Effects of the New Labour Market

Privatization—The New Challenge to Working Conditions in Bulgarian Enterprises

Examples demonstrate that privatization of state enterprises accompanied by proper legal requirements and trade union involvement can, in fact, improve working conditions.

Privatization in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe and its Implications for Occupational Health and Safety and the Environment

Privatization is key to a well-functioning market economy with industries in flux, breakups, and mergers, and countries face new health problems; the new social partners must engage in dialogue.

International Cooperation in Occupational Health: The Role of International Organizations

during Societal Transition in Central and Eastern Europe, Frydek-Mistek, Czechoslovakia, June 14-19, 1991. Boston, MA: Management Sciences for Health, 1991. 12. Levy BS, Levenstein C (eds). Policies,

Economic Miracle for What?: State and Workers' Health in South Korea

This article is a study of the state's role in workers' health in South Korea during the period of the 1950s to 1980s in which South Korea achieved its economic success through a series of economic