Workplace health

Toni Schofield, John Germov

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    This chapter discusses what workplace health is and why it is a significant social problem.There is great public interest relating to workplace health since it influences individual and family costs and the economy in general. Workplace injuries and fatalities happen to a large extent and are of many different types. Further, there is inequity in the distribution of workplace injury, illness and death by occupation, industry, and sex.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSecond opinion
    Subtitle of host publicationAn introduction to health sociology
    EditorsJohn Germov
    Place of PublicationSouth Melbourne, Victoria
    PublisherOxford University Press, USA
    Number of pages22
    ISBN (Electronic)9780190306496
    ISBN (Print)9780190306489
    Publication statusPublished - 2019


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