Corpus ID: 19220176

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

@inproceedings{Hogstedt2000OccupationalSA,
  title={Occupational Safety and Health in Developing Countries. Review of strategies, case studies and a bibliography},
  author={C. Hogstedt and B. Pieris},
  year={2000}
}
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
TLDR
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Implications of Indonesian Occupational Safety and Health Management System Award to the Safety Culture
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TLDR
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The level of knowledge and awareness of agricultural health and safety risks, disease, and injury prevention among the Ugandan dairy farmers interviewed was low. Expand
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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. Expand
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TLDR
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The prevalence and correlates of physical assaults, threats of assault, and workers' perteptions of safety in selected urban employment settings in Los Angeles County are described. Expand
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