Foundations of occupational medicine
The teaching guide provides basic information on occupational medicine. There is presented an algorithm and standard actions of specialists in organization and conduction of complex activities, relating to improvement of working conditions and an occupational health conditions of a human. The information about main harmful factors of the production and external environment, the labor process, the nature of their impact on a human and maximum permissible levels of such exposure is presented. Methods and means of protection of a human, creating optimal hygienic conditions in a working area, organizational management practices to comply with health and safety are described. It provides domestic and international legal and regulatory documents on labor protection and improvement of providing assistance of occupational therapists to the population.
The teaching guide is destined for specialists on occupational medicine, occupational health and ergonomics, for safety engineers, psychologists, heads of security and occupational health services, occupational therapists, as well as for students, post-graduate students and training teachers of higher and secondary educational institutions. It is recommended for publication by the educational-methodical council of the university dated 20.06.2012.