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- healthy worplaces: a model for action
In line with the Global Plan of Action, this brochure provides a framework for the development of healthy workplace initiatives adaptable to diverse countries, workplaces and cultures. Subsequently, practical guidance specific to sectors, enterprises, countries and cultures will be developed by WHO, in collaboration with countries, experts and stakeholders.
The documentation was reviewed at a 22-23 October 2009 Geneva workshop involving 56 experts from 22 countries, WHO regional offices, related WHO programme representatives, an ILO representative, two international NGO representatives, and worker and employer representatives.
The GeoLibrary is a project of the Network of Collaborating Centres Work Plan in support of the WHO strategy of “Occupational Health for All.” The responsibility for constructing the library was undertaken by the Great Lakes Centers for Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. Geolibrary.org is an electronic library of occupational and environmental health training materials. The library user information is available in six languages, including English, French, and Spanish, and contains training materials and practice tools located in the public domain and are available to the user free of charge.
- WHO Publications on Occupational health
The publications are a catalogue of information on occupational health and safety from different newsletters and other sources.
- Protecting Healthcare Workers: Preventing needlestick injuries toolkit
This toolkit was developed by WHO/PAHO, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and the International Labor Organization. This train-the-trainer toolkit includes information about policies to prevent and control exposure to blood-borne pathogens, risk assessment and management, infection control and occupational health measures, the epidemiology of needlestick injuries, and post-exposure prophylaxis guidelines. The toolkit also includes a series of ready to go presentations that trainers can directly integrate as part of their training sessions. This free toolkit is available online and on CD in both English and Spanish. Please contact us for copies of the CD.
- Health and Safety of Workers in the Health Sector
The goal of this Manual is to foster a management culture that protects workers’ health and safety and also encourages all decision makers working in the field of health to use this book as a strategic tool in health service management, thereby enhancing the quality of the services.
- Safety and Health in the Stone Crushing Industry (2009)
This safety manual specifically addresses situations and working conditions in developing countries and resource-poor settings. It aims at giving stone crushing unit owners, trade unions, NGO's and government agencies a guideline to improve working conditions and a standard against which stone crushing sites can be audited and evaluated.
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- Aide Memoire - Hepatitis B Immunization of Health Workers
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that health workers be vaccinated against HBV. The WHO Global Plan of Action on Workers’ Health calls upon member countries to develop and implement occupational policies and programs for health workers, including hepatitis B immunization.
- Protecting the health of health care workers: a global perspective
Protecting health care workers: a global perspective