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New challenges for occupational health services facing economic reform in China.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2590488     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In China, which is facing economic reform and the rapid development of small-scale industries, various occupational hazards are reappearing. The problems are related to the ignorance of the managers and the workers, a lack of capital, the insufficiency of occupational health services, and the transfer of some hazardous work from large factories in the cities to small plants in the towns and villages. The change in life-style, especially in smoking habits, has aggravated occupational hazards. The problems may be solved by renewing the concept of health among the managers and workers, enforcing legislation related to occupational hazards, strengthening health personnel training, and reinforcing health education and self-help.
P L Lu; X Q Gu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0895-3988     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomed. Environ. Sci.     Publication Date:  1989 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-25     Completed Date:  1990-01-25     Revised Date:  2006-04-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8909524     Medline TA:  Biomed Environ Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  17-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Preventive Medicine, Shanghai Medical University, China.
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MeSH Terms
Dust / adverse effects
Economics / trends*
Education, Medical
Industry / trends*
Life Style
Occupational Diseases / etiology,  prevention & control
Occupational Health Services*
Risk Factors
Smoking / adverse effects
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