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Managing Health at Work
A Guide for Managers and Workplace Health Specialists

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ISBN 9780419229803
Published February 25, 1998 by CRC Press
190 Pages

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Book Description

Managing Health at Work reviews recent developments in the field of workplace health from a practical point of view. It is aimed at managers and health specialists concerned with initiating new policies to develop and improve workplace health. The book provides essential guidance in managing health at work, gives specific examples of good practice and alerts the reader to relevant guidelines surrounding issues such as stress, cancer, HIV and AIDS, RSI, health eating and exercise. The author argues that increasing attention should be paid to the use of workplace health especially with the growing number of employees making claims against their employers for a wide range of health problems.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgement. Focus on workplace health. Stress. Backpain and back injuries. Substance abuse at work: alcohol and smoking. Cancer. HIV and AIDS. Healthy eating and the promotion of physical activity. Repetitive strain injury. Managing health at work. Index.

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C. Wilkinson (Senior Lecturer, Department of Health and Continuing Professional Studies, University of Leicester) (Author)


'An excellent well-researched and practical guide' - ASLIB Book Guide, Vol 62, November 1997

'Very topical...well constructed...informative...inspiring assembly of ideas...lively and engrossing and packs an amazing amount of valuable information' - OS&H, Feb 1998

'In nine well constructed, informative chapters, it presents an inspiring assembly of ideas, research developments and practical suggestions... ...lively and engrossing, and packs an amazingly amount of valuable information.' - Reading for the Safety and Health professional