Chapter 2. Global Strategies and Trends in Occupational Health: Well-Being at Work in Focus

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Bengt Knave

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch2

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Knave, B. (2005) Global Strategies and Trends in Occupational Health: Well-Being at Work in Focus, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075



  • global strategies;
  • trends;
  • work life;
  • companies;
  • unemployment


The prelims comprise:

  • The changing work life

  • Stress, downsizing of companies and unemployment

  • Lessons from the past — challenges for tomorrow

  • Men and women at work

  • Child labour

  • The integrated occupational health concept

  • But don't forget the ‘old’ and well-known hazards

  • New areas coming into focus

  • Occupational health — today and prospects for tomorrow