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Occupational safety and health enforcement tools for preventing occupational diseases and injuries

  1. Christina Mischke1,*,
  2. Jos H Verbeek1,
  3. Jenny Job2,
  4. Thais C Morata3,
  5. Anne Alvesalo-Kuusi4,
  6. Kaisa Neuvonen5,
  7. Simon Clarke6,
  8. Robert I Pedlow7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Work Group

Published Online: 30 AUG 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010183.pub2


How to Cite

Mischke C, Verbeek JH, Job J, Morata TC, Alvesalo-Kuusi A, Neuvonen K, Clarke S, Pedlow RI. Occupational safety and health enforcement tools for preventing occupational diseases and injuries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010183. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010183.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Review Group, Kuopio, Finland

  2. 2

    Safe Work Australia, Strategic Policy Branch, Canberra, ACT, Australia

  3. 3

    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Cincinnati, OH, USA

  4. 4

    University of Turku, Faculty of Law, Turku, Finland

  5. 5

    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Review Group, Helsinki, Finland

  6. 6

    UK Health and Safety Executive, Merseyside, UK

  7. 7

    Safe Work Australia, Research and Evaluation Team, Canberra, ACT, Australia

*Christina Mischke, Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Review Group, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Neulaniementie 4, PO Box 310, Kuopio, 70101, Finland. christina.mischke@ttl.fi. tinamischke@gmx.de.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 30 AUG 2013

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